EGG HARBOR CITY, N.J. (AP) – The search is underway for 4 juveniles who attacked a guard, stole his automotive and fled from a youth detention facility in southern New Jersey.
The escape befell on the Harborfields Youth Detention Facility in Egg Harbor Metropolis round 12:30 a.m. Wednesday.
The Atlantic County Sheriff’s Workplace says the youths overpowered the guard and drove off in his automotive. They sideswiped one other car earlier than they crashed into a house and ran from the scene.
The guard was taken to a hospital. There was no quick phrase on his situation.
One of many suspects is eighteen, one is 17 and two are sixteen-years-previous. No names have been launched.
Harborfields homes 27 juveniles awaiting courtroom hearings.
Egg Harbor Metropolis’s faculties are closed as a precaution following the escape.
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