Murder suspect, 13, escapes after court: Officials

The boy, identified only as Jericho, was in Robeson County Department of Social Services at 12:10 p.m. for a hearing when he managed to break free.
1:28 | 11/06/19

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Transcript for Murder suspect, 13, escapes after court: Officials
Yeah this search continuing for thirteen year old Jericho we've had deputies on the scene creating a perimeter where he was last seen off of highway 72. Looking in this wooded area we've also had helicopters in this guy for most of the afternoon as well. This manhunt going on for more than five hours now DPS telling ABC eleven. Jericho escape from the Robinson county courthouse. Around noon while wearing leg restraints DPS releasing its photo and name because they say he is considered dangerous. He along with nineteen year old Derrick kind of war recently charged in the deaths of two Brothers last month in role and the sheriff's office saying the murders had a drug component to it. Jericho I've been Hal's of the Cumberland juvenile detention center since October 14. In the last couple of hours we spoke to Jericho is mother she tells us her son was always very troubled. And blames accounting for not helping her son all the time she reached out for assistance. In the social worked than a memory camp Dwyer prisons such a Cyrus is the NASA watch a problem in the new calling in every day. Minnesota should meant no amount won't sound. But that little white may start when ms. oven charges. Jacob says her son was always getting into trouble in school and hanging around the wrong crowd Jericho was facing two charges. First degree murder now again he is considered a danger to the public we've also reshuffle social services to get a common but they were close by time recalls. I'm reporting Robinson county Michaels on Al. ABC eleven. Tom and a sense.

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