4 juvenile offenders who escaped from Holding Centre recaptured
Four juvenile offenders who escaped from the Sophia Juvenile Holding Centre on Saturday morning have been recaptured.
Police stated that on the day in question, about 02:00h, the teens who were housed in cells three and four escaped from the Holding Centre by breaking the padlocks that were used to secure the doors and removing several pieces of wooden lattice work from the ceiling on the eastern side of the building.
Ranks who were on duty at the facility, heard a loud noise and upon making checks, noticed the four juvenile offenders on Dennis Street, Sophia, Greater Georgetown running in a westerly direction.
One of the ranks chased after the offenders, but they made their way to Pike Street, Campbellville. A Police patrol was informed and the four offenders were recaptured on Delhi Street, Prashad Nagar and taken to Brickdam Police Station.
Investigations are ongoing.