UPDATE: NPSO inmate captured in Texas - KALB-TV News Channel 5 & CBS 2

UPDATE: NPSO inmate captured in Texas

© Kenneth Dewayne Hardy Jr. © Kenneth Dewayne Hardy Jr.

NATCHITOCHES, La. (KALB News Channel 5) -A Natchitoches Parish inmate who escaped from the Natchitoches Parish Detention Center has been captured, according to Natchitoches Parish Sheriff's Office.   

Kenneth Dewayne Hardy Jr., 23 of Natchitoches was captured on Thursday in Freeport, Texas, during a traffic stop.  U.S. Marshal's said Hardy was armed with a pistol.

 Hardy was being held Natchitoches Parish Detention Center. He escaped custody on July 24.

Hardy is being transported to an undisclosed Texas jail, and will be extradited to Louisiana at a later date.





NATCHITOCHES, La. (KALB News Channel  5) - A Natchitoches Parish inmate has escaped.

According to the Natchitoches Parish Sheriff's Department, Kenneth Dewayne Hardy Jr. escaped from the Natchitoches Parish Detention Center on July 24 around 11:30 p.m.

Twenty-three year-old Hardy is said to be a black male with black hair and brown eyes. He is also said to be five feet, seven inches tall and weighs approximately 150 lbs.

Hardy 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.

NPSO says if you see Hardy, contact 911 immediately, the Natchitoches Parish Sheriff's Office at 318-352-6432, or Natchitoches Police at 318-352-8101.




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