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West BR inmate recaptured after walking off job site

Michael Allen, 31 (Source: WBRSO) Michael Allen, 31 (Source: WBRSO)
WEST BATON ROUGE PARISH, LA (WAFB) -

A work release inmate in West Baton Rouge Parish was captured Wednesday morning after walking off a job site.

According to the West Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office, the inmate, identified as Michael Allen, 31, was working at Fluker Farms when he walked off the site Tuesday evening. Allen was then recaptured by deputies around 8 a.m. Wednesday morning.

WBRSO says it is the employer's responsibility to supervise work release inmates while they are on the job site. 

Due to this incident, Allen will no longer be a part of the work release program and will receive a penalty of six months. 

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