Two youths pulled off a daunting escape from a San Francisco juvenile detention facility Tuesday night by reportedly squeezing through a square-foot-size window and making it over a 20-foot barbed-wire fence.
The boys, ages 12 and 16, escaped from the Juvenile Justice Center at 375 Woodside Ave. about 9:40 p.m. and were still on the loose Wednesday despite a thorough police search that lasted until 2 a.m., authorities said. Read More
The hunt for a San Francisco juvenile hall escapee wearing “glittery” clothing continued Thursday with little success, according to police.
About 8:40 p.m. Wednesday, the flashy-clothed and unnamed fugitive was being transported to the San Francisco Youth Guidance Center after his extradition from San Bernardino, police spokesman Officer Gordon Shyy said. As the vehicle he was in pulled into the facility, the boy reportedly bolted. Read More
A teen briefly escaped from San Francisco’s juvenile detention facility before being found at a nearby Muni station on Sunday evening, police said today.The 17-year-old boy escaped from the Youth Guidance Center at 375 Woodside Ave. at about 5:10 p.m. Sunday.Officers responded and found the teen nearby boarding a bus at Muni’s Forest Hill station on Laguna Honda Boulevard, according to police. Read More
A kitchen fire at a San Francisco juvenile detention center on Tuesday night caused more than $100,000 in damage, a fire department spokeswoman said today.The one-alarm fire was reported at 8:09 p.m. at the Youth Guidance Center at 375 Woodside Ave. near Twin Peaks, which also contains courtrooms. Read More