Juvenile escapes from home leave in Lincolnton


LINCOLNTON - A juvenile committed through the juvenile justice system to the custody of the Division of Adult Correction and Juvenile Justice and placed at the Chatham Youth Development Center has failed to return from a home leave with his family.

The juvenile identified as John C. failed to return Sunday. The juvenile's home county is Lincoln.  The division has notified local law enforcement and is cooperating fully with the search and investigation.

The most recent photo of the juvenile is below.  Members of the public should report sightings of this juvenile to local law enforcement officials.  For additional information, please contact Keith Acree with the Department of Public Safety's Communications Office. 

Juvenile Escapee John C.

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