Escaped teens captured in north Alabama
TUSCALOOSA - AL —
Two of three juveniles who escaped from a state youth center near Montgomery have been recaptured. Tuscaloosa police say 16-year-old Brandon Kyle Evans was apprehended in north Alabama. A second teen also was caught in Huntsville but hasn't been identified. Evans is from Tuscaloosa County, and police considered him dangerous. Authorities say he is charged escape, conspiracy to escape and assault.
Evans and two other juveniles fled from the Mt. Meigs youth facility on Saturday night. Authorities say a worker was beaten and lost a thumb in the escape that included the youths crashing through a gate in a worker's car.
There's no word on the third teen who escaped.