Three juveniles have escaped from the Franklin County Juvenile Detention Center.
The escape occurred around 12:30 Wednesday afternoon. The suspects were last seen on Highland Street in Benton moving in a southeast direction.
No details have been released on how the escape occurred.
All three escapees are described as 17-year-old white males wearing navy blue pants and grey shirt. One is 5 foot six inches tall weighing 115 pounds. The second is 5 feet 9 inches tall weighing 163 pounds. The third is 5 foot 3 inches tall weighing 103 pounds. All three are said to have brown hair and blue eyes.
Anyone with information about the escapees is asked to contact the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office at 618-438-4841 or your law enforcement agency.