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DYA escapees still missing, one dangerous

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by Michele Catahay

Guam - The Department of Youth Affairs continues to look for two male minors who escaped from the Youth Correctional Facility in Mangilao on Friday night.  According to a release today, the 16-year-old was confined at the facility for attempted murder, robbery and aggravated assault and is considered dangerous. The 15-year-old was confined for consumption of alcohol.

DYA officials have informed the parents of one of the minors and in the process of locating and informing the other's parents.

The release further states that following their escape, DYA reported the incident to the Guam Police Department. Youth Correctional Officers along with GPD Special Agents from the Juvenile Investigation Section are still searching for the escapees. DYA is looking into the matter to determine how the minors escaped from the facility.

If you have any information on their whereabouts, contact the Department of Youth Affairs at 735-5022/23, the Guam Police Department at 475-8615/16 or CrimeStoppers at 477-HELP (4357).

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