LUMBERTON, NC (WBTW) – A teen charged with murder has escaped from juvenile court, Robeson County deputies say.
The Robeson County Sheriff’s Office is asking for help in locating the 13-year-old boy after he escaped from Robeson County Juvenile Court around noon Tuesday.
The teen was appearing in court for “two counts of first-degree murder and robbery with a dangerous weapon charges,” the RCSO says.
The teen is described as Indian, with brown eyes and brown hair, who is about 5 feet tall and about 110 pounds.
He was last seen at the intersection of Highway 72 and Country Club Road in Lumberton wearing a white t-shirt, beige pants and leg restraints without any shoes.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the RCSO at 910-671-3170 or 910- 671-3100.