Three Wards of the State abscond Correctional Centre


The Department of Correctional Services DCS is reporting that three wards of the state absconded the Metcalfe Street Secure Juvenile Remand Centre this morning.

The department in a statement explains that the breach was discovered by a correctional officer during a regular check at the isolation section of the institution.

It was revealed that the ventilation area made of concrete was destroyed.

The DCS says it has notified the Jamaica Constabulary Force and an investigation has been launched into the circumstances surrounding their escape.