Mother turns in youth escapee daughter

Girl, 17, scaled fence at Kailua correctional facility

 UPDATED 11:35 AM HST Nov 28, 2012
Youth Correctional Facility

The mother of a 17-year-old girl who escaped from the Hawaii Youth Correctional Facility in Kailua turned in her daughter to police Wednesday, according to investigators.

Police say during a cell count, a corrections officer noticed the girl missing.  A check of the surveillance equipment showed the girl scaling a fence.

The 38-year-old mother of the girl got a call about her daughter's whereabouts.  The mother confirmed the information and informed police.

The escapee was arrested without incident.

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