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Escaped Juvenile Back In Custody

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.


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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.


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