Three juveniles escaped from the Juvenile Holding Centre, at Sophia, about 05:00h. today, after they allegedly dug a hole in the lower flat of the facility and scaled the fence.
According to a Police statement, one of the escapees has since been recaptured. He hails from Adventure, Essequibo Coast, and was on remand for robbery under arms. He was caught at Rose Hall Town, Corentyne, based on information received.
Efforts are being made to recapture the other two who were on remand for simple larceny and break and enter and larceny.
An investigation has been launched into the matter.