Troopers search for escaped inmate in Evangeline
POSTED: Tuesday, August 7, 2012 - 6:00pm
UPDATED: Tuesday, August 7, 2012 - 6:04pm
EVANGELINE PARISH, LA — Troopers with Louisiana State Police Troop I are currently assisting the United States Marshal’s Violent Offender Task Force and the Evangeline Parish Sheriff’s Office with a search for an escaped inmate.
Early this morning, a deputy with the Evangeline Parish Sheriff’s Office was transporting an Evangeline Parish inmate 28-year-old Kyle Robert Dore. The deputy stopped at a gas station in Lafayette and while he was paying for the gas, Dore hotwired the vehicle and escaped in the truck. Dore was last seen headed south on US Highway 167 toward the Abbeville area in the truck.
The vehicle Dore was last seen driving is a 1996 green Chevrolet extended cab truck with a silver tool box in the bed. The truck has chrome molding, a gold stripe on the bottom of the doors and two antennas on it. The license plate on the vehicle is a Louisiana public plate 21452.
Dore is described as a white male, 5’11” tall; weighing 175 pounds he has black hair and blue eyes. Dore is currently serving a sentence for aggravated assault with a vehicle against a police officer. Anyone with any information is asked to call 911, the United States Marshal’s at 337-251-6921 or Louisiana State Police Troop I at 337-262-5880.
Dore should be considered dangerous and should not be approached.