St. Martin inmate escapes from work crew

 Christopher Jackson, 21,
Christopher Jackson, 21,

St. Martin Parish authorities are looking for an inmate who walked away from a work detail a little after 1:30 p.m. in Cecilia near the town library, Sheriff’s Office officials said.

Bryce Christopher Jackson, 21, was last seen wearing a gray sweatshirt with an orange T-shirt underneath, gray sweat pants and black work boots, according to a news release.

Jackson was in jail on counts of simple burglary, theft and unauthorized use of a vehicle, the news release said.

Authorities said they believe Jackson has remained in the Cecilia area, and ask anyone with information about the incident to contact the Sheriff’s Office at (337) 394-2800 or (337) 394-3071.