DONALDSONVILLE, La. (BRPROUD) – The Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office has caught the two inmates who escaped from the Ascension Parish Jail at 1 p.m. on Friday.

Albert Smith had successfully escaped the parish jail before being caught around 2 p.m. on Friday. Sheriff Bobby Webre says that Smith was found behind a hotel less than a mile away from the jail.

Smith was booked on April 5.

ORIGINAL STORY: According to the Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office, one inmate was caught but the other is still at large. The sheriff’s office is actively searching for the escaped inmate. The sheriff’s office says the inmates escaped within the last hour.

This is a developing story.