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Raleigh police search for juvenile who escaped custody

Posted December 21, 2015

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— A juvenile who was being held in secure custody at the Wake Regional Detention Center escaped Monday afternoon, said the North Carolina Department of Public Safety.

Authorities said that the juvenile, who was identified as Calvin R. from Wake County, escaped at about 4 p.m. following a hearing at the Wake County Courthouse. He was last seen in the vicinity of West Cabarrus Street and McDowell Street in downtown Raleigh.

Officials said that the juvenile had a prior history of unpredictable behavior and expressed concern for the safety of him and the public.


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  • Larry Wiandt Dec 22, 2015
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    Nice hair. He won't stick out in a crowd.

  • LetsBeFair Dec 22, 2015

    would be nice to have more description. How tall, weight? Today you see man size kids running around.

  • Mandy Woodlief Harp Dec 22, 2015
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    Obviously the custody wasn't that secure.