Update: Officers still searching for escaped teen who is accused of killing mother, sister
Published 11:42 am Monday, July 19, 2021
The teen who escaped a Kentucky juvenile detention center Sunday afternoon is accused of killing his mother and 12-year-old sister in September 2020.
Police are searching for Luke Craig, 16, who escaped the Fayette Regional Juvenile Detention Center shortly before 4 p.m. Sunday.
Craig, who is being described as “dangerous” and “violent,” reportedly killed his mother and sister in Anderson County. Craig reportedly led officers on a chase through Anderson, Franklin and Shelby counties before he was caught in Jefferson County.
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.