Juvenile escapes from leave in Wilson

A juvenile committed through the juvenile justice system to the custody of the Division of Adult Correction and Juvenile Justice and placed at the Edgecombe Youth Development Center has failed to return from an 8-hour leave with his family. 
Juvenile Escapee Malik RThe juvenile identified as first name Malik last initial R failed to return Sunday. The juvenile's home county is Wilson.  The division has notified local law enforcement and is cooperating fully with the search and investigation.
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.  

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