Escapee returned to Kearney YRTC

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KEARNEY, Neb. (KSNB) - An 18-year-old boy is back at the Youth Rehabilitation and Treatment (YRTC) in Kearney after escaping earlier in the day.

The alert notifying residents of the teen's return was sent out at 10:40 p.m. from the Buffalo County Emergency Management Agency,

The teen had left the Hilltop Mall around 3:15 p.m. An alert was sent out through the Buffalo County Watch System.

People were asked to call 911 if they saw him.

Again, he has since been returned to the YRTC.