HENRICO, VA (WWBT) - Henrico Police are assisting the Richmond Police Department in the search for a missing teen wanted in Richmond on a misdemeanor assault charge, who escaped when initially caught by authorities.
Henrico police said the suspect was located around noon Thursday and placed into a police car for transport. While waiting to be taken to the City-County line for transfer of custody, the teen managed to escape, Henrico police said.
Now a joint operation is underway to locate this suspect, a 15-year-old black male. He is 5'6" tall with short hair, and weighs 140 pounds. Henrico police said he was last seen walking from the Walgreens at Brook Road and Azalea Avenue, headed east.
Police canine and aerial support resources are involved in this operation. Anyone with information about this escapee may contact CrimeStoppers at 804-780-1000.