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Inmate who escaped from Vernon authorities apprehended

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Tobias Williams (Source: Vernon Parish Sheriff's Office) Tobias Williams (Source: Vernon Parish Sheriff's Office)

The inmate who escaped from Vernon Parish authorities on July 16 has been apprehended, according to a news release from the Vernon Parish Sheriff's Office.

Tobias L. Williams, 23, was taken into custody at around 2:30 p.m. Tuesday following a manhunt.

Williams reportedly walked off a job site in Leesville on July 16 where he was working as a work release inmate.

Vernon Parish Sheriff Sam Craft said he wishes to extend his appreciation to the Leesville Police Department who aided in Williams' capture.

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