Inmate in transitional work program escapes from job site in Ponchatoula

Inmate in transitional work program escapes from job site in Ponchatoula

Inmate in transitional work program escapes from job site in Ponchatoula

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Posted on June 17, 2013 at 9:56 PM

Updated Tuesday, Dec 17 at 7:46 PM

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PONCHATOULA, La. -- An inmate in a transitional work program has escaped from his job site, according to the Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office.

Bessie was working at the Elmer's Chocolate Factory in Ponchatoula at about 6 a.m. Monday when he walked away from the job.

Bessie, who was scheduled for release in January 2015, was serving time for simple robbery.

He was last seen wearing a white shirt and blue denim pants. His pants had writing on the back pockets.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Office at (225) 686-2241 or Crime Stoppers at (225) 344-STOP.

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