UPDATE, 2:18 P.M.: According to the Iberia Parish Sheriff’s Office, a detainee ran out of court during proceedings at the courthouse around 11:00 a.m. Wednesday morning. Tiequin Allen, 24, ran out of the courtroom after being ordered by the court to be detained. Allen was in court on a failure to appear warrant, aggravated flight from an officer where human life is endangered, possession of a schedule II controlled substance and operating a vehicle without a driver’s license.
Iberia Parish Sheriff’s Office and New Iberia Police Department are currently searching for Allen.
Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Tiequin Allen are asked to contact the Iberia Parish Sheriff’s Office at 337-369-3711, the New Iberia Police Department at 337-369-2306 or can submit a tip on the Iberia Sheriff’s App.
ORIGINAL, 12:32 P.M.: NEW IBERIA, La. (KLFY) – Law enforcement are searching for an inmate that escaped from the Iberia Parish Courthouse.
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