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16-Year-Old Boy Escapes Police Custody in Transport

Posted - Apr. 4, 2007 at 11:45 a.m.



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(KSL News) A search will continue today for a 16-year-old boy who escaped from police custody. The boy was being transported to the South Salt Lake Juvenile Detention center after a court appearance when he was somehow able to slip out of one of his leg shackles and take off running.

Officers used dogs and a Utah Highway Patrol helicopter to search for the boy but called off the search at dark.

The boy was being held on minor drug and immigration charges.

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