MORGANTOWN, PA, September 17, 2023 – A large-scale manhunt is currently in progress following a violent disturbance at the Abraxas Academy Youth Detention Center, resulting in the escape of nine juvenile inmates. The incident occurred in Morgantown, Pennsylvania, approximately 10 miles from the location where Danelo Cavalcante was captured earlier.
Authorities report that a riot erupted within the facility, during which several staff members sustained injuries. The fleeing individuals are all male, between the ages of 14 and 18, and are enrolled in the ninth grade or higher education levels. Following their escape, they were spotted devoid of their prison uniforms, dressed in tank tops and boxers.
Law enforcement agencies have deployed multiple units to partake in the urgent search for the escapees. The public is urged to remain vigilant and to report any sightings or information that may aid in the swift apprehension of the individuals to ensure the safety of the community.
Details surrounding the breakout and the extent of the injuries suffered by the staff members remain unclear. Investigators are on the scene working tirelessly to gather information and piece together the events that led to this critical security breach.
The situation is extremely fluid, with developments unfolding rapidly. Authorities promise to keep the community informed as they work diligently to resolve the crisis and apprehend the escaped juveniles.