Juvenile Arrested After Escaping Police Custody

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — A juvenile is back in police custody today after escaping this morning and prompting a foot pursuit at a cemetery on Pittsburgh’s North Side.

According to Pittsburgh police at the Zone 1 station, the juvenile is accused of assaulting a teacher at Pressley Ridge School.

Officers were called to the school and the juvenile was taken into custody; however, he was able to break free and took off.

Police tracked the juvenile to Highwood Cemetery off of Marshall Avenue.

Officials say there was a foot pursuit before he was found in a wooded area near the cemetery.

It took police about 20 minutes to track down him down.

Stay with KDKA for the latest on this developing story.

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