Woodland Hills Youth Development Center, Nashville, Tennessee
September 27, 2014

A group of thirteen juveniles overpowered a guard and took his keys and radio before breaking out of the dormitory and then out of the exterior fence. All but one were recaptured within hours.

There had been numerous other disturbances at the facility over the course of the year, including an uprising on September 3rd, another escape on September 1st, and a third escape in May.

Citations:

Another 13 escape Tennessee juvenile center“, The Tennessean, USA Today, September 28, 2014.

Teens Escape Nashville Detention Center — Again“, Mashable, September 27, 2014.

Final Teen Captured After 13 Escaped From Nashville Detention Center“, NBC News, September 28, 2014.

Nashville youth detention centre had troubled history prior to mass escape“, The Guardian, September 2, 2014.

What Life Is Like Inside The Woodland Hills Detention Center“, Nashville Public Radio, September 30, 2014.

Background:

Uprising at Woodland Hills Youth Development Center, Tennessee“, Perilous Chronicle.

Mass Escape from Woodland Hills Youth Development Center, Tennessee“, Perilous Chronicle.

Escape at Woodland Hills Youth Development Center, Tennessee“, Perilous Chronicle.