SPD seeks “armed & dangerous” 16-year-old escapee serving juvenile life for armed robbery, death of pizza driver

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SHREVEPORT, La. (KTAL/KMSS) – A 16-year-old serving juvenile life in prison in connection with violent crimes he committed in Shreveport when he was 13 years old has escaped, and police say he is armed and dangerous.

In January 2019. Mandigo pleaded guilty to the Nov. 9, 2018 robbery of the Raceway on North Market, in February 2019, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit armed robbery in the November 4, 2018 murder of Domino’s pizza driver Lester McGee. 

Mandigo was serving his time at the Bridge City Center for Youth in Bridge City near New Orleans, but was at a medical facility in the 1000 block of Highland Avenue in Shreveport when he escaped, according to police. Officers were called to the facility just after noon Sunday, in response to a report that a juvenile prisoner had escaped and arrived to find that Mandigo had removed a window from his room and fled on foot.

Police are asking anyone with information as to Mandigo’s whereabouts to contact them at 318-673-7300 #3. Those wishing to remain anonymous are asked to call Caddo Shreveport Crime Stoppers at 318-673-7373 or visit their app, P3Tips.

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