Hollis Academy Runaway Steals Vehicle, Apprehended in Franklin, TN


   A juvenile reportedly escaped from Hollis Academy in Waynesboro last week and stole a vehicle before being apprehended in Franklin, Tennessee.

   According to Lt. Jeremy Staggs of the Waynesboro Police Department, the youth was reported missing from Hollis Academy at 7:39 p.m. on Thursday, May 27th. A search ensued, with the youth last spotted on security camera video footage at Big John’s on Highway 64 West at 10:46 p.m.

   Sheriff Shane Fisher stated that the runaway juvenile went on to steal 2006 Ford Fusion from a residence on Highway 64 West outside of the Waynesboro city limits later that night, and drove to Franklin, Tennessee where he reportedly has family. Sheriff Fisher stated that the juvenile is now back in custody, and the vehicle was recovered.