14-year-old flees Alabama boot camp, leads lawmen with stolen car chase, sheriff says

14-year-old flees Alabama boot camp, leads lawmen with stolen car chase, sheriff says ...

The 14-year-old is back in custody after the fact that he escaped a juvenile facility, stole a vehicle, and chased lawmen.

The driver of the stolen car went into the Oakman area during a drug smugglers work in the neighborhood.

Investigators learned that the 14-year-old had made a break from the George J. Mitnick Juvenile Camp in Jasper. The private facility is a free child ages school for youth aged 12-17 and have unknowingly committed delinquent offenses.

It is designed to discourage youth from serving in the Youth Service Department of the Alabama Department.

Williams pursued the teen after several months, with the chase ending in Fayette county. After that, a pilot deployed spike strips of the vehicles tires successfully flattened all four.

The boy was taken into custody without further incident. Because of his age and his placement in the private facility, no information about him could be released.

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