Authorities say they have caught an escapee from the Dobbs Youth Development Center in Kinston.
The juvenile, who was only identified as "Aaron R." escaped around 4:15 p.m. Friday.
A spokesman for the Department of Juvenile Justice says the teen is now at the Pitt County Juvenile Detention Center.
The Department of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention says a juvenile escaped from Dobbs Youth Development Center on 3060 Dobbs Farm Road in Kinston.
They say Aaron "R" escaped Friday afternoon after 4:00 p.m.
The Department notified local law enforcement and is helping with the investigation.
Officials say due to the unpredictability of juvenile behavior during an escape, the Department has a high degree of concern for the safety of both the juvenile and the public.