UPDATE: Juvenile Who Escaped From Carteret County Courthouse Back In Custody

A juvenile who escaped from the Carteret County courthouse Wednesday night is back in custody.

The Department of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention says the escape happened around 11:30 p.m. just after the juvenile had been committed by a judge.

The escapee, identified as "James W," was apprehended Thursday night around 8:15 pm on Pollock Street in Beaufort.

Deputies say they got an anonymous call he was at a residence on Pollock Street.

The juvenile will face an additional misdemeanor criminal charge of Resist, Obstruct, and Delaying an officer in the performance of their duty for his actions in the courtroom.


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