EPSO captures man who escaped into wildlife refuge, haven't found woman

EPSO captures man who escaped into wildlife refuge, haven't found woman
(Source: EPSO)
(Source: EPSO)
(Source: EPSO)

LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) - The search for a man with a lengthy criminal history who disappeared into a wildlife refuge is over.

Sheriff Eddie Soileau, says that Samuel Damien Lee of Ville Platte has been captured.

Last Saturday, the Evangeline Parish Sheriff's Office says deputies were attempting to stop a stolen vehicle driven by Lee, Soileau says. After a pursuit, Lee and a woman got out of the car and ran into a wildlife refuge.

The woman was identified as Ashley Denise Lamb, says Soileau. EPSO is still searching for Lamb.

KPLC is following this story and will update as we receive more information.

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