Five Juveniles Escape Bridge City Center for Youth


Bridge City, La. – At approximately 2:20 am, five juveniles escaped from the Bridge City Center for Youth (BCCY). The facility is located on 3225 River Road, Bridge City, Louisiana.
Following the incident, OJJ immediately ceased all movement at the facility and made official notifications to law enforcement. As of 8:30 am, June 16, 2022, law enforcement have apprehended three of the escapees. Two escapees remain at large.
The escapees are:
 _17 year old male from East Baton Rouge Parish
 _16 year old male from Tangipahoa Parish

The juveniles were entered into the NCIC (National Crime Information Center) database.
A Command Center has been established at BCCY. The Command Center will gather, track, and distribute information to assist in their apprehension.
Anyone with information is asked to call local law enforcement immediately, or the Command Center at 504-401-3359.
Due to the confidential nature of juvenile records, OJJ cannot release information pertaining to youth to the media. OJJ has released full information to law enforcement to aid in their apprehension.