Police Looking for Teen After He Escaped Detention Home - WSET.com - ABC13

Police Looking for Teen After He Escaped Detention Home

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Christiansburg, VA – The Christiansburg Police Department is looking for one of two teens who escaped from a detention home Friday morning.

The 17-year-old and a 16-year-old both escaped the New River Valley Juvenile Detention Home on Wades Lane by climbing a fence at the detention home and ran away on foot.

Police found the 16-year-old later and was charged with escape.

Officials say he is 17 years old, 5'9" and 152 lbs with brown hair and scars under his left eye and on his right forearm. He was last seen wearing navy blue shorts and no shirt.

Police are asking residents in the surrounding area to make sure their home and car doors are locked.

 

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