UPDATE: Escaped Catahoula Parish inmate found on Scenic Highway, back in custody

Man escapes from Baton Rouge work release program

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - UPDATE: The East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office confirms that 44-year-old Curtis Hanson, the man who escaped from a work release program on Sunday morning, was placed back into custody before 7:30 p.m.

An EBRSO spokesperson says that Hanson was located on Scenic Highway.

This story will be updated when more information is available. The original story is below.

The East Baton Roue Parish Sheriff's Department is searching for a man who escaped a work release program Sunday morning.

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