Inmates escape Swanson Youth Center, 2 still on the run

Published: May. 9, 2020 at 10:21 PM CDT
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The Louisiana Office of Juvenile Justice and Monroe police are searching for two escapees from the Swanson Center for Youth.

Officials from the Louisiana Office of Juvenile Justice say eight inmates escaped the center shortly after midnight Saturday morning. Six inmates have been caught.

Monroe Police have identified the two still on the run as Kristen Carter and Jarrett Lane.

Carter was jailed on charges including armed robbery and first-degree robbery. Lane was jailed on charges including theft of a firearm, aggravated second-degree battery and cruelty to the infirmed.

They were both entered into the National Crime Information Center database.

Police say both Carter and Lane were last seen running from the facility.

If you have any information on there whereabouts, you’re asked to contact the Swanson Center for Youth at (318) 362-5000 or state police at (318) 376-9101.