Louisiana State Police seek help to find juvenile correctional escapee

He has ties in the Shreveport/Bossier area

Louisiana State Police seek help to find juvenile correctional escapee
Kelvin Williams,16 (Source: Louisiana State Police)

CADDO PARISH, La. (KSLA) - Authorities are seeking help to find 16-year-old Kelvin Williams, an escapee from Swanson Correctional Center in Monroe who has ties to the Shreveport-Bossier City area.

At the time of his escape, teen teen was being held on charges of attempted armed robbery and illegal possession of a firearm.

Williams has a history of firearm-related offenses and should be considered armed and dangerous, according to Louisiana State Police.

He stands 5′,8″ itall and weighs 165 pounds.

Williams and another juvenile escaped from the correctional facility at 4:30 a.m. Friday, July 19, according to Louisiana State Police.

The other juvenile was caught in Shreveport at 11 p.m. the same day.

While escaping, the two juveniles allegedly stole a cellphone while burglarizing a vehicle.

Authorities say they have active warrants to arrest Williams on charges of simple escape and simple burglary.

They urge anyone with any information on his whereabouts to call Louisiana State Police Troop G at (318) 741-7411 or your local law enforcement agency.

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