Allen Parish jail escapee captured

OBERLIN, LA (KPLC) - Authorities in Allen Parish say they have captured the inmate who escaped from the parish jail in Oberlin on Tuesday.

Sheriff Doug Hebert Jr. says 23-year-old Jonathan Kyle Courville was captured Tuesday evening in Oberlin a few miles from the jail.

Authorities say Courville escaped during a transfer back to Jeff Davis Parish to face burglary and theft charges, and that Courville was still wearing handcuffs when he escaped.

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