Two Swanson Center for Youth escapees now in custody

Two juveniles escaped from the Swanson Center for the Youth in Monroe early Friday morning. (SOURCE: KNOE)

MONROE, La. (KNOE) - Two juveniles who escaped from the Swanson Center for Youth in Monroe are now in custody, according to the Office of Juvenile Justice.

They escaped early Friday morning.

According to the Office of Juvenile Justice (OJJ), both of them are from the Shreveport region. One of them is 16 and the other is 17 years old.

Both state and local law enforcement worked with the OJJ to apprehend the escapees.