Teen YRTC Escapee Found Within Hours of Alert Message


Police have found a teen who was reported as having escaped the Kearney Youth Rehabilitation and Treatment Center Tuesday evening.

Kearney Police Department Facebook page notified the public just after 11 p.m. that the 17-year-old male had been located. A notification was sent around 8:15 p.m. to residents in northwest Kearney to be on the lookout for the teen.

The message asked the public to contact KPD if the teen, who was traveling on foot, was seen.