CHICAGO (CBS) — A 19-year-old man escaped from a juvenile detention center in west suburban St. Charles late Monday night.
Denzell Walker escaped the medium-security Illinois Youth Center, at 3825 Campton Hills Dr., around 10 p.m., according to the Illinois Department of Juvenile Justice.READ MORE: Cook County Opening Free Shower Facilities In 3 Forest Preserves To Dixmoor Residents
The department said details of his escape were under investigation.
“The Department is working closely with local law enforcement to conduct an extensive search of the area,” department spokesman Michael Theodore said in an email. “The public should exercise caution and contact law enforcement immediately with any information.”READ MORE: Anjanette Young Wants Inspector General Report About Her 2019 Made Public