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East Feliciana Sheriff's office searching for escapee from mental institution

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JACKSON, LA (WAFB) - East Feliciana Parish Sheriff's office is searching for an inmate who escaped from the Forensic Facility in Jackson, a psychiatric institution.

Officials tell 9News that the search has been underway since about 6 p.m., but the man is not considered armed and dangerous. Checkpoints have been set up at various intersections.

"We're just trying to find him," Capt. Bob King said.

If you have any information, call 683-5459.

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