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3 juvenile inmates escape from Jacksonville facility

Police say teens overpowered staff, took keys in planned escape

Luther Davis, 16, Derek Browley, 16, and Justin Silva, 15, (left to right) escaped from a Florida Department of Juvenile Justice facility in Jacksonville late Sunday night.

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office is searching for three escaped juvenile inmates.

Luther Davis, 16, Derek Browley, 16, and Justin Silva, 15, escaped from a Florida Department of Juvenile Justice facility late Sunday night, according to the JSO.

Police said the teenagers battered staff members at the juvenile jail during their escape.

A search was conducted in the area, but the teens haven't been found.

Police said the teens overpowered staff members and took their keys in a planned escape. Police said the escapees opened a secure door, jumped a fence and ran away.

Anyone who sees the teens is asked to call 911. Anyone with information about the escapees is asked to call the JSO at 904-630-0500.


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