All 7 state inmates caught after escape from Louisiana jail
TALLULAH, La. (AP) — Corrections officials say they’ve caught all seven state inmates who climbed a perimeter fence to escape from a jail in northeastern Louisiana.
Spokesman Ken Pastorick says the last was caught at 9:15 p.m. Wednesday, about 10 hours after the escape from the Madison Parish Detention Center in Tallulah.
The jail is run by a private company called LaSalle Corrections .
Pastorick says three of the men were quickly caught, and officers from four agencies and chase teams from three prisons went after the other four.
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