Authorities are currently searching for three inmates who KATC reports escaped from a detention center this past weekend. Police say the inmates should be considered dangerous.

34-year-old Willie E. Ethridge, 24-year-old Michael Elliot and 35-year-old Walshea Mitchell reportedly escaped this past Saturday night according to the Natchitoches Parish Sheriff's Office.

From KATC -

Ethridge was serving time until 2037 for one count of attempted second-degree murder and two counts of armed robbery. Elliot was sentenced on theft charges and Mitchell was serving time for armed robbery with a weapon and attempted armed robbery.