Missing boy found after youth justice facility escape

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Te Maioha o Parekarangi youth residence. Photo/File
Te Maioha o Parekarangi youth residence. Photo/File

All three young men who escaped from Te Maioha o Parekarangi youth justice residence near Rotorua have now been found.

The boys escaped the residence about 7pm on Sunday and two were found the next day in Whanganui and put into police custody.

Child, Youth and Family general manager, Youth Justice Support/Residences, Chris Polaschek said the third young man, aged 15, was found today is also now in police custody.

"It is not appropriate to discuss further details as this matter is now before the courts," he said.

- Rotorua Daily Post

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