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Attempted escape ends with two injured

BILOXI, MS (WLOX) -

The Pascagoula Police Department is investigating an attempted escape by six juveniles from the Jackson County Youth Court Detention Facility

The incident happened Wednesday at 9:35 p.m.

The Pascagoula Police Department was notified that a "take over" style escape was occurring. Jackson County Youth Court intake personnel,were reportedly being held against their will inside the complex.

With the intake personnel's assistance, responding Pascagoula Patrol Officers were able to secure the facility and restore order with minimal force.

Officers assisted in placing the juveniles back in their individual cells.

According to Tony Best, Vice President of Mississippi Security Police who manages the Juvenile Detention Center, there are Security measures in place that are visible and public knowledge and there are security measures that are not visible and shared only between MSP and Pascagoula Police.

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