NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – A teen that escaped from a juvenile facility in January is now in custody, according to Metro police.
Officers say Cesar Chavez-Perdomo, 17, and Brett Webb, 14, escaped from Walnut Youth Academy on Stewarts Ferry Pike on Jan. 31 after they reportedly gained access to a set of keys and climbed over a wall.
Metro police were notified about the teens’ escape an hour later. Authorities were able to capture Webb the following day in Robertson County.
Detectives continued the search for Chavez-Perdomo stating that he was charged in Juvenile Court with aggravated robbery after he was arrested in May 2022 for carjacking.
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On Monday, Feb. 27, Metro police announced that Chavez-Perdomo surrendered himself in Nashville and is in custody.
No other information was immediately released.