Detox Escapee Caught 26 Jun 12

Police from New Ulm and Sleepy Eye, as well as Brown County Sheriff’s Office personnel spent around 4 hours searching for a detox escapee on Monday. A 17-year-old female escaped from the Brown County Evaluation Center in New Ulm Monday afternoon and law enforcement authorities spent the afternoon searching the area, including near the Minnesota River. The girl was found about a mile away from the detox facility and was detained. No further information has been released at this time.