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Juvenile escapes detention center in Lafayette

Lafayette Police car
Posted at 5:21 PM, May 20, 2023

LAFAYETTE, La. — Police are searching for a juvenile who escaped from the Lafayette Juvenile Detention Center on Friday.

According to police, a teenage boy escaped around 3:30 p.m. by climbing a fence. He is 5'5" tall and 130 pounds with dark hair, last seen wearing a white shirt and orange shorts.

If you have any information regarding this incident, you are asked to contact Lafayette Police Department or Lafayette Crime Stoppers at (337) 232-TIPS.

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