3 teen inmates escape Jacksonville facility

Last Updated: Monday, June 19, 2017, 1:23 PM EDT

Law enforcement officials are searching for three escaped Jacksonville inmates.

  • Juvenile inmates escaped Jacksonville facility
  • Trio overpowered, battered staff members, police say
  • Investigators say 3 teens planned escape

The teens escaped from a Florida Department of Juvenile Justice facility Sunday evening, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office.

At 11:30 p.m., police received notification of escaped inmates Luther Davis, 16; Derek Browley, 16; and Justin Silva, 15.

The teens overpowered and battered staff members, stole their keys, jumped a fence and fled, investigators said. Police responded with a K-9 search but were unable to find them.

Police think it was a planned escape.

Anyone with information on the escaped inmates is asked to contact the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office at 904-630-0500 or email JSOCrimeTips@jaxsheriff.org. You can also call Crime Stoppers at 1-866-845-TIPS.