Escapee walked out of interview at Sheriff's office after arrest

Published: Apr. 30, 2014 at 6:47 PM CDT
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Chad Williams (Source: St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office)
Chad Williams (Source: St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office)

ST. MARY PARISH, LA (WAFB) - The St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office is searching for a man wanted for simple escape.

According to information from the Sheriff's Office, 25-year-old Chad Williams was arrested on warrants for illegal possession of stolen things after deputies investigated a complaint that he stole jewelry and sold it at a local pawn shop.

During the interview with Williams on Tuesday, deputies say he walked out of the building. He was last seen wearing a brown polo style shirt and dark blue jeans.

Williams is now also wanted on a warrant for theft by fraud and simple escape.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Williams may contact the St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office or their local law enforcement authorities.

SMPSO may be reached at 985-384-1622 or 337-828-1960.

An investigation into the circumstances of Williams' escape is underway.

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