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Escapees from youth detention center still on the run

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Brandon Kyle Evans, 16, Bald Head, Hazel Eyes, 5'11", 215 pounds; Wanted for Escape 1st Degree Brandon Kyle Evans, 16, Bald Head, Hazel Eyes, 5'11", 215 pounds; Wanted for Escape 1st Degree

2:00PM Update:  We now know the identity of the Tuscaloosa juvenile who escaped from a youth detention center in Montgomery.

Authorities in Tuscaloosa County are looking for Brandon Kyle Evans, 16, is 5'11', 215 pounds, with hazel eyes and a bald head.

Evans has been spotted in the Hwy 69 South Area of Tuscaloosa Co. and is a suspect in a Burglary that occurred yesterday in which guns were taken. He is considered Armed and Dangerous. If you see him DO NOT APPROACH. Dial 911. Be a good witness so we can get this person off the street. 

Evans is wanted for Escape 1st Degree; Assault 1st Degree and Conspiracy to Commit Escape 1st Degree.

 

Original story:  Officials say the three juveniles have escaped from the Department of Youth Services facility in Mount Meigs.  The juveniles are from Huntsville, Franklin County and Tuscaloosa. Two have been spotted, but none of the three is back in custody. 

Officials say a worker lost a thumb in a melee that resulted in the escape of three juveniles from a state youth detention center near Montgomery.

A spokesman for the Department of Youth Services, Allen Peaton, says the incident occurred at the Mount Meigs youth facility.

Montgomery County Sheriff D.T. Marshall says the juveniles attacked staff members at the facility Saturday night.

One of the workers was beaten, losing a thumb and some teeth in the attack

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