Juveniles make short run to freedom
TUPELO (WCBI) – Four juveniles are back in custody following a brief escape Thursday evening. Lee County Sheriff Jim Johnson says the quartet overpowered a Juvenile detention center officer while they were being moved from on area to another.
The four bolted toward the Fairpark and East Main Street areas.
Two were caught around 9 near an Elizabeth Street business; the third arrested around 9:20 near an East Main Street car lot.
Tupelo Police found the fourth juvenile during a traffic stop where he was riding in a stolen car.
All four will be facing a series of new charges.