Teen escapes state custody while headed to hospital - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Teen escapes state custody while headed to hospital

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FAYETTE COUNTY, TN (WMC) -

Several Fayette County schools were on lockdown Monday after a teen escaped state custody. 

The 16-year-old was being taken to a local hospital from the John S. Wilder Youth Development Center when he escaped. 

Schools in Somerville and Oakland were on lockdown as a precaution as authorities worked to locate the teen. 

There are no details on what crime the teen originally committed. 

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