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Etowah County Deputies Search For Missing Inmate

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GADSDEN, Ala. (WHNT) – The Etowah County Sheriff’s Office needs your help in finding an escaped inmate.

Deputies say 46 year old Vincente Castaneda escaped from the Etowah County Detention Center early Saturday morning. They say he was a working in the kitchen and escaped from the gate nearby.

Deputies believe Castaneda took off his jail clothing because they found the pants and shirt shortly after he escaped.

The Etowah County Sheriff’s Office said Castaneda shaved his head a few days ago.

If you know the whereabouts or have any information on Castaneda’s location, call the Etowah County Sheriff’s Office at 256-546-2825.