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Search on for escaped Natchitoches Parish inmate

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Kenneth Dewayne Hardy Jr., 23 (Source: Natchitoches Parish Sheriff's Office) Kenneth Dewayne Hardy Jr., 23 (Source: Natchitoches Parish Sheriff's Office)
NATCHITOCHES PARISH, LA (KSLA) -

The search is on for an inmate escaped from the Natchitoches Parish Detention Center.

Natchitoches Parish sheriff's officials say corrections staff discovered around 11:30 p.m. Wednesday that inmate Kenneth Dewayne Hardy Jr. had escaped.

Hardy, is described as a black male, 23 years old, Hgt/507, Wgt/150, Hair/Black, Eyes/Brown, with a medium complexion.

Hardy a parish inmate, was recently arrested for Failure To Appear in the Tenth Judicial District Court on Narcotics offenses and Possession of Firearms by a Person Convicted of a Felony.

Natchitoches Parish authorities are currently investigating leads to his whereabouts.

If you see Hardy, contact 911 immediately, the Natchitoches Parish Sheriff's Office at 318-352-6432, Natchitoches Police at 318-352-8101, or your local law enforcement agency.

NPSO Detectives Asst. Chief Reginald Turner, 318-471-2485 and Detective Jonathan Byles,
318471-4287 are assigned to the case.

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