Two juvenile escapees are back in custody

Two juvenile escapees are back in custody

POSTED: Tuesday, April 10, 2012 - 12:15pm

UPDATED: Tuesday, April 10, 2012 - 12:19pm

Two juveniles who escaped from the Lafayette Parish Detention Center over the weekend are back in custody.

Officials say 15 year old male and 16 year old male both escaped from the detention center on Saturday, April 7. The 15 year old was captured shortly after the escape went noticed.

Today, Tuesday, April 10, the 16 year old was spotted after the police department received a tip regarding his location. The teen was found hiding in a bush around the area of 100 Duval Street.

The juvenile was transported back to the detention center.

We’re told both teens are facing additional charges.

No further information was released related to this incident due to juvenile justice laws.

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