Escaped juveniles form Franklin County

Escaped juveniles form Franklin County

BENTON — Officers in Franklin and Jefferson Counties have confirmed that three juveniles have escaped Wednesday afternoon from the Franklin County Juvenile Detention Center.

The three 17-year-old juveniles escaped around 12:30 PM Wednesday afternoon. They were last seen on Highland Street in Benton moving in a southeast direction.

Suspect #1 – Caucasian Male, 5’6″ 115LBS, brown hair/brown eyes. Last seen wearing navy blue pants, grey shirt.

Suspect #2 – Caucasian Male, 5’9″ 163LBS, brown hair/blue eyes. Last seen wearing navy blue pants, grey shirt.

Suspect #3 – Caucasian Male, 5’3″ 103LBS, brown hair/blue eyes. Last seen wearing navy blue pants, grey shirt. Scar near eye.

The Franklin County Juvenile Detention Center houses minors involved in the juvenile justice system within 26 rural southern Illinois counties.

If you have any information on the whereabouts of these escapees please contact the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office at 618-438-4841 or your local law enforcement agency.