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Attempted Angola escapee recaptured

Angola Prison (Source: WAFB) Angola Prison (Source: WAFB)

An inmate at Angola Prison attempted to escape the jail Thursday evening.

According to West Feliciana Parish Sheriff J. Austin Daniel, a search for an escaped inmate began Thursday evening around 8:30 p.m.

Department of Corrections Secretary Jimmy LeBlance said the inmate attempted to escape, but was found on the roof of Camp D and recaptured.

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