Teen accused of trying to escape Hawaii Youth Correctional Facility

By Minna Sugimoto - bio | email

KAILUA (HawaiiNewsNow) - Honolulu police have opened a second-degree escape case after a teen allegedly tried to flee from the Hawaii Youth Correctional Facility in Windward Oahu Sunday.

Investigators say the 15-year-old boy, who is a court-ordered resident of HYCF, was emptying trash in a dumpster outside the facility's secured fence at about 6:20 PM, when he took off. Authorities reportedly captured him nearby.

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