Dozens Of Teens Escape Nashville Detention Center03:22
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Late Monday night, 32 young men between the ages of 14 and 18 escaped from the Woodland Hills Youth Development Center, after crawling through a weak part of the fence.

A spokesman for the Department of Children's Services said that the majority of the escapees have been caught, but a few were still missing as of this morning. He also said that the teens have at least three felonies each.

Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson talks to Blake Farmer, assistant news director for Nashville Public Radio, about the escape.

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This segment aired on September 2, 2014.

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