Latest News from News 3

Las Vegas News | Weather | Sports | Traffic - MyNews3

More than 30 teens escape from detention center

(Inergize Digital)
(Inergize Digital)
Set Text Size SmallSet Text Size MediumSet Text Size LargeSet Text Size X-Large
Share
Updated: 9/02 5:26 am

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A spokesman says more than 30 teens escaped from a Nashville youth detention center and 17 are still being sought.

Tennessee Department of Children's Services spokesman Rob Johnson says 32 teens — ages 14 to 19 — escaped around 11 p.m. Monday by crawling under a weak spot in a fence that surrounded a yard there.

Johnson says two teens were recaptured right away and others were found overnight. Local police and the Tennessee Highway Patrol are taking part in the search for the teens still at large.

Johnson says the teens being kept at the detention center have committed at least three felonies. He said he didn't know if the escape was planned or spontaneous.

 

©2014 Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Share

Slideshows

Poll


All content © Copyright 2014 Intermountain West Communications Company. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service
You may also view our Sitemap.

FCC assistance for any person with disabilities can be provided by contacting us at publicfilehelp@mynews3.com

KSNV Profile & Public Inspection Files

2014 NBCUniversal Media, LLC. All rights reserved. Portions by Broadcast Interactive Media

FOLLOW US!


Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.
Mobile advertising for this site is available on Local Ad Buy.