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Escaped Prisoner Captured in Circleville


CIRCLEVILLE – Many people contacted Sciotopost to a abnormal police presences in the community today.

On April 10, 2018 at approximate 2:24 PM Circleville Police received a call from Circleville Juvenile Correctional Facility regarding an escaped juvenile. Circleville Police Officers, Pickaway County Sheriff’s Office Deputies and Circleville Municipal Court Probation Officers began searching the area.

At 2:25 PM Circleville Police dispatch received a 911 hang-up call from 154 East Mill Street. Officer Thomas Royster arrived to investigate and located the escaped juvenile in the back yard. At 2:37pm(12 minutes later), he was taken into custody without incident. The juvenile was  then transported back to the detention facility without incident. The investigation continues at this point.