Police Capture Juvenile Escapee

| February 22, 2021

local-escapeeCLARION BOROUGH, Pa. (EYT) – Authorities say a juvenile who escaped the custody of a local youth treatment center Monday afternoon in Clarion Borough has been taken back into custody.

Clarion Borough Police Chief Bill Peck said a 16-year-old male resident of Abraxas who escaped custody around 1:45 p.m. today while at an appointment in the borough was back in custody as of 4:50 p.m.

The escape was the cause of a noticeable increase in police presence in the borough Monday afternoon.

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Clarion-based State Police were among the agencies assisting with the search.

No additional details are available at this time.

This story will be updated.

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