Authorities in southwest Iowa say two young men who escaped early this morning from the Clarinda Academy have been caught. According to the Clarinda Police Department, both of the individuals who left the facility on foot, were captured sometime around 2:30 A.M.
They were reported missing about two-hours earlier. The escape marked the second such incident at the residential foster care facility in less than two-weeks. The Clarinda Academy provides treatment and shelter care to at-risk and delinquent male and female youth from several states. On May 23rd, three students escaped from the Clarinda Academy.
They were captured and returned to the facility less than two-hours later. No other details on either incident were released.
(Reporting by Ric Hanson, KJAN, Atlantic)