New Orleans, La. - The Orleans Parish Sheriff's Office is searching for an escaped inmate.
A spokesperson for the sheriff's office says Rubin Martin escaped from the Temporary Housing Center or "tents" at approximately 3:05 this morning.
Martin is described as a 6-foot, 2-inches, 180-pound, African-American male.
Martin is in custody for simple burglary.
The Sheriff's Office has initiated a search for inmate Martin and notified the New Orleans Police Department, the Orleans Parish District Attorney's Office and other law enforcement agencies.