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32 teenagers escape from youth detention center

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Posted at 7:42 AM, Sep 02, 2014
and last updated 2014-09-02 07:42:42-04

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Thirty-two teenage boys escaped from a youth detention center on the outskirts of Nashville, Tennessee, on Monday night, a spokesman for the state Department of Children’s Services said.

By Tuesday morning, 15 of the escapees had turned themselves in or were caught on local roadways.

Seventeen remain at large.

This is a developing story.