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Escapees from Monroe youth center captured

8 months 2 weeks 10 hours ago Saturday, February 04 2017 Feb 4, 2017 February 04, 2017 3:53 PM February 04, 2017 in News
Source: Associated Press

MONROE - Two teenagers who escaped from the Swanson Center for Youth are back in custody.

Louisiana State Police say 18-year-old Kevin Provost, a 17-year-old and a 16-year-old escaped the facility on Monday.

Provost and the 17-year-old were captured Saturday. State police, in a news release, said both face charges of aggravated escape and battery on a correctional facility employee.

Provost was in custody for armed robbery, while the other youth has a robbery arrest and manslaughter charge in his record.

The youngest escapee was recaptured Tuesday.

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