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Teens Beat Counselor, Escape From Home

Posted September 23, 1996 12:00 a.m. EDT

— Two teenage boys allegedly escaped from a group home in Orange County, attacking a guidance counselor and a nearby resident in the process.

Authorities at the Yes I Can group home, located near Mebane, say two male and two female teens attacked a guidance counselor at the home at about 4 a.m. Monday. The two boys then broke out of the home and assaulted another victim at a nearby residence. One of the males has been caught. The other is still at large.

The Yes I Can home houses teens who suffered abuse or neglect in their homes. School officials say they have never experienced an trouble like this before.