Three Inmates Escape from Portage Youth Centre

RCMP Crest LogoRCMP were quick to apprehend three inmates who escaped from the Agassiz Youth Centre in Portage la Prairie on Sunday.

Police say just after 7 p.m., three inmates climbed the fence of the facility and took off.

One of the inmates was located a short distance from the centre, while police later located the other two at a residence on Lorne Avenue. Both were arrested without incident.

All three youth are in custody facing charges of escaping lawful custody and being unlawfully at large and are scheduled to appear in Portage la Prairie court later today.