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Inmate escapes from Etowah Co. jail

Picture of Vicente Castaneda from Etowah Co. Sheriff's Office Picture of Vicente Castaneda from Etowah Co. Sheriff's Office
ETOWAH COUNTY, AL (WBRC) -

Etowah County authorities are looking for an escaped inmate.

46-year-old Vincente Castaneda escaped from the Etowah County Detention Center at approximately 4:30 a.m. Saturday, according to Etowah County Sheriff's Office spokesperson Natalie Barton.

We're told Castaneda escaped from a gate near the kitchen where he worked at the center.

Deputies found the inmate's jail clothing, his pants and shirt, shortly after the escape, Barton said.

Castaneda also shaved his head a few days ago.

His last known address is 100 Project Avenue, Collinsville, Ala.

He was in jail on charges of selling counterfeit items.

If you know where Castaneda might be, call the Etowah County Sheriff's Office at 256-546-2825.

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