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Pointe Coupee deputies search for escaped work release inmate

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Posted at 10:26 AM, Oct 02, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-02 11:26:34-04

The Pointe Coupee Parish Sheriff's Office is searching for a work release inmate who left a job site Tuesday in New Roads

Deputies say a work release inmate left his job site at New Roads Motor Company in a vehicle he took from that business on Tuesday.

The inmate was identified as Matthew Gray. He left the area in a white 2019 Ford F-150. Investigation revealed that upon law enforcement being notified of the escape, Gray was already out of Pointe Coupee Parish.

If anyone has any information in regards to this incident, contact with Lieutenant Mike Johnson at 225-638-3271 or our Communications Division at 694-3737.