WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) – The Sedgwick County Sheriff’s Office says an escaped juvenile is in custody.
A 15-year-old boy escaped custody while being taken from Olathe back to the Juvenile Detention Facility on Friday, Feb. 3. Sedgwick County says the teen was restrained in handcuffs, a belly chain and shackles during transportation.
During his transport, he allegedly kicked out the van’s window, broke the glass and dislodged the door. He then fell out of the van and ran through traffic toward East Lincoln Street and South Hydraulic Avenue in Wichita.
The sheriff’s office says he was taken into custody on Feb. 22. The sheriff’s office didn’t say where he was found.
While authorities were trying to find the juvenile, KSN News posted his name. Now that he has been found, we have removed the name from our stories.