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Escaped Juvenile Sought in Murphysboro

MURPHYSBORO – Police in Murphysboro are looking for a juvenile who escaped custody Wednesday afternoon.

The juvenile has been identified as 16-year-old Jabron Haynes, a black male, of Carbondale and previously DeSoto.

He was being transported by a Franklin County Juvenile Detention Center employee after a court appearance at the Jackson County Courthouse.

He was last seen near Industrial Park Road and Second Street in Murphysboro just after 3:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Haynes was last seen wearing a red sweatshirt and blue jeans and was still in handcuffs and ankle restraints.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Murphysboro Police Department at 618-684-2121.