Three teens have escaped a youth correctional facility in Oregon by a gap in a fence, officers stated.
The trio allegedly attacked a staffer, took their keys then escaped by the fence on the McLaren Youth Correctional Facility in Woodburn round 12:45 a.m. Sunday, the Oregon Youth Authority stated in an announcement.
They have been recognized as Preston Andrizzi, 19, Anthony Fitz-Henry, 18, and Christian Goin, 17.
“The three younger males are thought-about a security danger to themselves and to others,” authorities stated.
The staffer who was injured was taken to the hospital, however has since been launched, officers stated.
The teens, who lived collectively in the identical unit, possible deliberate the escape, OYA spokesperson Sarah Evans instructed CNN.
MacLaren, the state’s largest juvenile correctional campus, was positioned on lockdown after the trio took off, OregonLive reported.
It was the primary escape on the facility since a minimum of 2000, when a fringe fence was put in on the grounds, the outlet reported.