Update: 25-year-old Chad Williams is now behind bars after allegedly escaping the St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office in Morgan City last week.

Spokesperson Traci Landry with the St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office says Williams was arrested last week after allegedly selling stolen items at a local pawn shop. But while he was in an interviewing area at the St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office in Morgan City, Landry says he walked out and got away on foot.

Landry says detectives eventually found out that Williams was at a home in the Berwick area. With help from Berwick Police, Williams was found leaving the back of the home and arrested.

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25-year-old Chad Williams is now on the loose after escaping police custody for allegedly trying to sell stolen jewelry at a local pawn shop.

Spokesperson Traci Landry with the St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office says Williams was arrested on Tuesday, but while he was in an interviewing area at the St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office in Morgan City, Landry says he walked out and got away on foot. Officers are investigating how Williams got away.

Williams was last seen wearing a brown polo style shirt and dark blue jeans.

If you know where Williams may be, call the St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office at 985-384-1622 or 337-828-1960 if you have any information.