2 juveniles sought after 4 escape from Montgomery youth detention facility

2 juveniles sought after 4 escape from Montgomery youth detention facility
Law enforcement officials are searching for two juveniles who escaped a detention facility over the weekend. (Source: WMBF News)

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WSFA) - Law enforcement officials are searching for two juveniles who escaped a detention facility over the weekend.

According to Shannon Weston with the Alabama Department of Youth Services, four juveniles escaped from the Mount Meigs Detention Facility. Two of the four have been captured but two more remain on the run.

Capt. Regina Duckett with the Montgomery Police Department says Willis Battle Jr, 16, and Kevin Darby, 17, were each charged with escape after being taken back into custody.

Battle and Darby were taken into custody and charged with escape.
Battle and Darby were taken into custody and charged with escape. (Source: Montgomery County Detention Facility)
Battle and Darby were taken into custody and charged with escape.
Battle and Darby were taken into custody and charged with escape. (Source: Montgomery County Detention Facility)

Weston says the facility notified local authorities immediately after the escape. They are working with the Montgomery Police Department and the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office to locate the remaining two escapees.

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