One of two teen escapees captured

Hawaii Youth Correctional Facility
Hawaii Youth Correctional Facility

Honolulu police have captured one of two teenagers who escaped from the youth correctional facility in Windward Oahu.

Investigators say he was arrested in Kalihi around 8:30 p.m. Friday.

Another teen escapee is still on the run.

They are both 17-years-old and were sentenced to the facility for robbery.

Honolulu police were notified that they went missing about 9:45 a.m. Thursday morning.

After an overnight search the decision was made to close several nearby schools on Friday.

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