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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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    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


    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


    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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