Detroit police search for teen who escaped mental health facility

Police searching for 17-year-old who stole tow truck


DETROIT – Detroit police are searching for a 17-year-old who escaped Saturday from a mental health facility and stole a tow truck.

Investigators say the teen wasn't wearing any clothes when he got into a scuffle with security guards at the Detroit Receiving Hospital Crisis Center.

The teen then stole a tow truck on West Canfield Street before abandoning it on the side of northbound I-75 near I-94.

Police have recovered the tow truck. The teen remains missing and was last spotted running along the freeway naked.

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