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Inmate escapes from Etowah county detention center

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ETOWAH COUNTY, Ala. -- Authorities are searching for an inmate who escaped the Etowah County Detention Center early Saturday morning.

Vincente Castaneda, 46, escaped from the facility around 4:30 a.m., through a nearby gate, shedding his jail clothing along the way. Castaneda, who was being held on charges of selling counterfeit items, shaved his head a few days ago, according to the sheriff's office.

His last known address is 100 Project Avenue in Collinsville. Anyone with information regarding Castaneda's whereabouts is asked to contact the Etowah County Sheriff's Office at 256-546-2825.




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