8 Juveniles Located After "Riot" At Palm Beach County Treatment Center

Eight juveniles located after riot, escape from Tequesta treatment facility

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Eight minors escaped from a Florida mental health clinic after a riot broke out among its residents.

50 of the 130 residents at the Sandy Pines Treatment Center in Tequesta reportedly rioted after a fight broke out on Friday night.

The Martin County Sheriff’s Office said three people were hurt, including a staff member.

The eight escapees were later caught and brought to a juvenile detention center in Fort Pierce. Four other minors were also arrested in the riot.

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