Girl who escaped DYS facility in Harrisburg captured in Jonesboro

Girl who escaped DYS facility in Harrisburg identified

HARRISBURG, Ark. (KAIT) - The search for a juvenile sought after walking away from the DYS facility in Harrisburg earlier this week is now over.

According to Harrisburg Police Chief Roderick Moore, 15-year-old Kashundra Davis was found and was safely captured around 8:45 p.m. Aug. 9 in Jonesboro.

Both county and local law enforcement had continued to look for Davis.

According to Moore, two juveniles walked away from the facility around 8:20 p.m. Wednesday.

However, one of the juveniles was picked up about 20 minutes later by authorities.

(Source: Harrisburg Police Dept.)

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