Juveniles Escape TYC Custody During Fight

Occurred on 10/22/11, 9:21 p.m.   Escape from Custody   600 N. Shoreline      110220141

Officers responded to a fight call at People’s Street T-Head involving multiple individuals. Upon their arrival, Officers contacted Texas Youth Commission employee who reported he was picking up several TYC halfway residents who were out on work release. 

He told Officers a fight broke out amongst a couple of the juveniles as they were waiting in the van.  As he attempted to break up the fight, two of the juveniles involved in the fight fled. Mr. Sanchez was unable to chase after the two juveniles as he had several more juveniles in the TYC van. 

Officers were provided with descriptions of the two escapees and Directives to Apprehend were issued.  The two escapees are from the  Dallas area, but are familiar with the area as they work at a local downtown restaurant. 

The first suspect was described as an 18-year-old Hispanic male, 5’5″ feet tall and weighing 137 lbs.  The second suspect is described an 18-year-old Hispanic male, 5’4″ feet tall and weighing 124 lbs. 

Anyone with any information regarding this crime is encouraged to call Crime Stoppers at 888-TIPS.