BRPD identifies fifth escapee from juvenile detention center, search continues for 18-year-old

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Malik Williams
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BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – Four of the five escapees from the East Baton Rouge Juvenile Detention Center have been captured and the search continues for the fifth escapee.

The identity of the fifth escapee is 18-year-old Malik Williams.

All five escapees “fled from the detention site last night around 9:08 p.m.”

The four juveniles who are back in the Juvenile Detention Center face these charges:

  • Aggravated Escape from a Penal Institution
  • Armed Robbery
  • Battery of a Correctional Facility Employee
  • Theft of a Motor Vehicle

If you know where Malik Williams is located, please call the Baton Rouge Police Department at (225) 389-2000 or Crime Stoppers at (225) 344-7867.

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