Juvenile Escapees Apprehended, Returned to Secure Custody


State and local law enforcement officials have apprehended four juveniles who last night escaped from the Edgecombe Youth Development Center.

Officials with the Spring Hope Police Department apprehended Dakota Y. from Guilford County; Joshua G. from Wake County; Justin M. from Carteret County; and Juan M. of New Hanover County in Spring Hope this morning at around 9:45 a.m. All four juveniles have been returned to secure custody.

Those assisting in the search for the juveniles were the Spring Hope Police Department, Edgecombe County Sheriff’s Office and the Rocky Mount Police Department.


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