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4 teens caught after Gaston jailbreak

DALLAS – Four teens are back in confinement Wednesday morning after breaking out of a Gaston County juvenile detention center Tuesday evening.

The four are accused of beating two guards during their jailbreak.

The incident was reported about 6:30 p.m. at the Gaston Regional Juvenile Detention Center, on Camp Sertoma Road near Dallas. According to police and state officials, the teens struck two guards during the escape.

Police cordoned off the area, and the four were caught within 90 minutes. All four had felony charges against them previously.

One guard suffered a broken nose and another had a head wound. The Observer’s news partner, WCNC-TV, reported that the four teens were a 13-year-old from Gaston County, a 15-year-old from Lincoln County, a 16-year-old from Rowan County, and a 17-year-old from Cleveland County.

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