Kentucky police searching for ‘dangerous’ teen who escaped detention center

Published 5:57 am Monday, July 19, 2021

Police are searching for a teen described as “dangerous” and “violent” who escaped a Kentucky juvenile detention center Sunday afternoon.

Lexington Police and Kentucky State Police are searching  Luke Craig, 16, who escaped the Fayette Regional Juvenile Detention Center shortly before 4 p.m. Sunday.

Craig is described as being about 5′5″, around 140 pounds, with dark blonde/light brown hair.

KSP said he’s considered dangerous and a threat to public safety. According to police, he is a suspect in a violent crime.

Officials are asking the public that if they see Craig, to not approach him but immediately call police.