UPDATE: Photo, more information released concerning Rayne escapee

At approximately 3:38 p.m. Rayne Police advised that an inmate on work release escaped from Rayne City Jail while on work detail.

John Smith left the scene in a city of Rayne four-door White 2003 Dodge Pickup bearing no license plate and was wearing blue short sleeve shirt with Rayne Jail Doc logo and blue jeans.

Smith is a 42-year-old white male from the Church Point area. His last known address was the 1100 block of Hwy 358 Church Point. He is 5'10", 250 pounds has brown eyes and brown hair.

If you know the whereabouts of John Smith., Contact the Rayne Police Department at 334-4215 or Acadia Crimestoppers 789-TIPS (789-8477).


Original story:

The Rayne Police Department advised there is an escapee from Rayne City Jail in a 2003 Dodge Pickup. The escape occurred around 3:39 p.m.

John Smith of Church Point is being sought by RPD at this time.

Related: APSO advises of Rayne escapee

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