UPDATE 4:00P From Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office
A search is underway for a potentially armed 16-year-old juvenile who escaped Thursday afternoon from the Rutherford County Juvenile Detention Center.
Clarksville Police identified the juvenile as Tai Tyron E. Harrell of Clarksville. Harrell was being held for Clarksville Police when he escaped from the Rutherford County facility.
He was being held on 10 counts of aggravated assault, felony reckless endangerment, evading arrest and leaving the scene of an accident. He is considered armed and dangerous.
Murfreesboro Police reported the juvenile allegedly stole a gray 2019 Toyota Tundra with a loaded weapon inside the truck. He may be driving on Interstate 24 toward Clarksville.
Rutherford County Sheriff’s deputies were notified and are searching for the juvenile. Sheriff’s detectives were assigned to investigate.
Harrell is a black, 5-foot-6-inch male. He has a tattoo of Bart Simpson with black hair on his right forearm and the numbers 410 on his left forearm.
People who see Harrell are asked to immediately call their local law enforcement agency and give his location.
A 16-year old black male escaped from the Rutherford County Juvenile Detention Center around 1:42 p.m. Thursday.
It is believed the juvenile stole a silver 2019 Toyota Tundra from a local business. There was a loaded weapon inside the vehicle.
The juvenile may have gotten on Interstate 24 heading towards the Clarksville area.
He is approximately 5’6” tall. He was wearing a black and white juvenile jumpsuit He is from Clarksville.
The investigation is on-going.
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