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UPDATE: Escaped Inmate Back in Custody

An escaped inmate in Concordia Parish has been taken into custody.
 (Vidalia Police)
(Vidalia Police)
UPDATE: An escaped inmate in Concordia Parish has been taken into custody.

Melvin Videau was arrested at the Walmart in Vidalia. 

He's being held at the Concordia Parish Jail. 


Ferriday -- An inmate is on the run in Concordia Parish.

The inmate is identified as Melvin Videau, a five-foot-nine black male with star tattoos under both his eyes.

Concordia Parish Sheriff’s Office Chief Deputy David Hedrick tells the Natchez Democrat Hedrick Videau escaped from prison guards while they were refueling their vehicle at Delta Fuels in
Ferriday.

Videau escaped while wearing prison attire and flexible restraints, similar to handcuffs.

Videau was arrested on charges of aggravated burglary.

Anyone with information regarding Videau’s whereabouts should call the Concordia Parish Sheriff's Office at (318) 336-5231.

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