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Chad Chronister, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 16-037

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • February 1, 2016
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    • 813/247-8060

    Two Juveniles Escape Falkenburg Academy

    They had cut a hole in the chain link fence.
    • Sunday
    • January 31, 2016
    • Time: 9:15 AM
    • Falkenburg Academy

    Juveniles:

    Anthony Bays
    W/M  DOB:  7-23-97
    62 Woodland Drive
    Georgetown, Georgia

    Currently in DJJ for Grand Theft Auto

    Anthony Cook
    W/M  DOB: 5-23-98
    320 Northeast Blvd. N.
    St. Petersburg, FL

    Currently in DJJ for Grand Theft Auto

    Details:

    Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office detectives are searching for two escaped  juveniles from the Falkenburg Academy (Department of Juvenile Justice).

    HCSO was notified at approximately 10:35 of the escape that occurred at 9:15 am. It appears that the two males along with others were allowed recreation time in an outside fenced yard.  At 9:20 am a staff member noticed some of the juveniles  looking towards the fence, staff members noticed at this time two male juveniles were missing.  Closer inspection revealed a hole had been cut in the chain link fence.  A head count was conducted and a search confirmed the two were missing.

    Anyone with any information reference the whereabouts of the two juveniles is asked to call the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office at 247-8200 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-873-8477.

    At the time of their escape, they were wearing green shirts and blue pants.

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