Teen back in custody after escaping from S.F. juvenile detention facility

Getty Images file photo | Clip artA teen who escaped from a San Francisco detention facility was taken back into custody this morning.

A teenage boy who escaped from a juvenile detention facility in San Francisco on Monday evening was taken back into custody early this morning, a police spokesman said.

The 17-year-old escaped sometime between 6:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. from the Juvenile Justice Center in the 300 block of Woodside Avenue, according to police.

He was found shortly after midnight on Treasure Island, police spokesman Officer Gordon Shyy said.

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