An 18-year-old man from Minneapolis, USA, is currently on the run after they managed to escape custody following being released from prison to attend a funeral and failing to return back to prison.
Shevirio Kavirion Childs-Young, who is just 18, was allowed to leave the Minneapolis jail on the morning of January 3, 2021, to attend the funeral of a family member.
A judge ruled that he should return to jail within 3 hours, but the thing is, he never did.
The man failed to come back and is now the subject of a manhunt as the police are trying to find him and rearrest him.
His current whereabouts are unknown.
Childs-Young, who is described by the authorities to have a very “lengthy juvenile delinquency history involving assault and weapons offenses”.
He was in jail for illegally possessing a firearm and obstructing an officer stemming from an arrest in November of last year.
On November 30, 2021, Childs-Young was pulled over by the authorities in Minneapolis with the police claiming that they smelled marijuana coming out from the car.
While searching the car, the police officers discovered a loaded Glock pistol in the car and arrested a passenger of the car, who claimed that he had owned the weapon.
After some time, the 18-year-old told the police that he was the owner of the gun with the police officers claiming that Childs-Young tried to escape from their custody by throwing his body out of the car forcefully.
The police also said that a sheriff’s deputy was assaulted when the 18-year-old was trying to escape.
A police report said:
During this struggle, [Childs-Young] grabbed the deputy’s genital area and squeezed multiple times…the deputy continued to struggle to control [Childs-Young] until he was able to call for emergency assistance.
Childs-Young was banned from owning a firearm as a result of his previous convictions, which includes in July 2020, where he was sentenced to spend 15 years in prison for kidnapping related charges.
If you know any information about Childs-Young, please do reach out to the Minneapolis Police Department.
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