Ashley escapees caught

Police have found and detained three teenagers who broke out from the Ashley Youth Detention Centre at Deloraine yesterday afternoon.

The three escapees aged 15, 16 and 17 scaled a perimeter fence and fled into bushland shortly after half-past-three.

Police found the three at Penguin in the north-west about 2:30am [AEDST] this morning.

They were taken to Burnie Police Station.

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