The Division of Adult Correction and Juvenile Justice reports that a juvenile being held in secure custody at the Wake Regional Juvenile Detention Center has escaped following a court hearing at the Wake County Courthouse.
The escape occurred today (Dec. 21) at approximately 4 p.m. immediately following a court appearance. The juvenile who escaped is identified as Calvin R. from Wake County. He was last seen in the vicinity of W. Cabarrus and McDowell streets in downtown Raleigh. The division has notified local law enforcement and is cooperating fully with the investigation.
Division officials have a high degree of concern for the safety of both the juvenile and the public, due to a prior history of unpredictable behavior.
The most recently taken photograph of the juvenile escapee is below. Members of the public should report sightings of this juvenile to local law enforcement officials.
For additional information, please contact Diana Kees with the Department of Public Safety’s Communications Office.