JENNINGS, La. (KLFY)- Authorities are trying to locate an escaped juvenile inmate in Jennings.
Agencies were initially called to the 200 block of Smith Street Tuesday on a tip that the 17-year-old suspect had barricaded himself inside a home.
According Jeff Davis Parish Chief Deputy Chris Ivey, the teen was not found and efforts are underway to locate him.
The teen was incarcerated on an aggravated assault with a firearm charge, Ivey said.
State Police Troop D is assisting the Jeff Davis Parish Sheriff’s Office and the Jennings Police Department at this time.
This is a developing story.