BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Authorities quickly captured a man who scaled one of the inner fences at a Louisiana prison and got caught in the razor wire.
The Louisiana Department of Public Safety and Corrections said in a news release Tuesday that 32-year-old Aaron Dun, tried to escape Elayn Hunt Correctional Center around 7 p.m. Monday.
Dun was awaiting trial in St. John the Baptist Parish for home invasion, aggravated kidnapping, and armed robbery.
He is also a registered sex offender in Alabama, where he is wanted for several additional charges.
The department says attempted escape charges are pending against Dun and the attempted escape remains under investigation.