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DCSO searching for Division of Youth Corrections escapee

DOUGLAS COUNTY, Colo. - The Douglas County Sheriff's Office is searching for an 18-year-old who escaped from the Division of Youth Corrections on Tuesday. 

At around 2 p.m., Jacob Beckstead was able to escape custody while being transported in the area of C-470 and Quebec Street. 

Beckstead is described as standing 5'10" tall and weighing around 140 pounds. He was last seen wearing a red jacket and brown pants. 

Authorities will not release the charges that put him in the facility. 

They ask that if you see him, do not make contact with him and to call 911 immediately. 


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