Baton Rouge prisoners now missing

BATON ROUGE, LA (KSLA) – Authorities are searching for two inmates who escaped from the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison.

The fugitives are 23 year old Jeremy Ricard and 26 year old Leonard Thomas. Both men are still on the run.

Deputies say the two were arrested in march and booked with unauthorized use of a motor vehicle.

Thomas was also being held on charges of resisting arrest and a felon in possession of a firearm.

Both men were reportedly, working in the kitchen when they went out to the back dock loading area and climbed a fence to escape.

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