Teen escaped custody during appointment near Dell Children’s

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AUSTIN (KXAN) — A 14 year old charged with murder escaped custody Monday afternoon while being taken to a medical appointment near Dell Children’s Medical Center.

Austin Police say the incident happened at 12:08 p.m at a Seton medical office building. He was found in the area by police and released to the Office of the Inspector General at 1:21 p.m.

He was taken from the department’s facility located in Mart, Texas, near Waco, to Austin for an appointment concerning a preexisting condition. The teenager was escorted by two juvenile corrections officers when he escaped, according to the Juvenile Justice Department. He was as on the loose for more than an hour.

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