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Six teens escape from Pitt County jail

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GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) -- Authorities are searching for six teenagers who escaped from a Pitt County jail.

Five boys and a girl escaped Tuesday night from the Pitt Regional Juvenile Services Center. Authorities think two of the boys escaped on foot while the others might have stolen a state-owned vehicle and fled.

Sheriff's deputies are searching woods near the jail and other locations.

The Highway Patrol is assisting in the search.

(Copyright 2007 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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