7 juveniles escape from Sophia Holding Centre; 4 recaptured


Seven juveniles this morning escaped from the Sophia Holding Centre between 02:30hrs and 02:40hrs, according to the police.

A statement explained that an alarm was raised and quick response by police led to the recapturing of three of the escapees.

Further, shortly after 07:00hrs, a fourth juvenile was taken back to the facility in the company of his mother.

Three remain at large.