32 Teens, Nearly Half At Nashville Detention Center, Escape Through Fence


Thirty-two of 78 teenagers being held at a Nashville detention center overnight, triggering a massive police manhunt, The Tennessean reports. Police apprehended about half of the escapees overnight. Most had records of at least three felonies.

The teens, 14 to 18 years old, were able to break out of a weak spot under a fence at the Woodland Hills Youth Development Center. The escape occurred after a 10:30 p.m. shift change, when staffing was reduced.

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