Mary Kilpatrick / Houma Courier

A Terrebonne Parish jail inmate escaped Friday afternoon from a hospital where he was receiving treatment, Terrebonne Sheriff's Office officials said. Jakahari Williams, 18, was admitted to Chabert Hospital that morning because he was experiencing symptoms of a seizure, Capt. Dawn Foret said.

About 4 p.m., a deputy unrestrained him so that he could go to the bathroom, where he escaped wearing a hospital gown and boxer shorts, she said. Deputies combed the area for signs of Williams, and found his hospital gown discarded near Industrial and Glynn avenues.

Williams was allegedly seen accepting a ride from a black mid-sized car with dark tinted windows near the area. The car sped off toward West Houma, Foret said. Williams is described as being about 5 feet, six inches tall, and weighing 140 pounds, Foret said. He has the word 'kite' tattooed on his left arm, and the words 'Dog' and 'JW' on his right arm.

His last known addresses were 300 Antoine St. and 600 Columbus Street, Foret said. Anyone with information about William's whereabouts is asked to call The Terrebonne Parish Sheriff's Office at 985.876.2500.

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