Police locate 3 teens from Alabama Boys and Girls Ranch with ties to North Alabama

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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — The Tallapoosa County’s Sheriff’s Office has located three teens who escaped from the Boys and Girls Ranch campus in Camphill, Ala.

According to Central Alabama CrimeStoppers, Keyla Michelle Hernandez Camacho, Sarah Jane Bertucco and Johnny Eugene Johnson avoided boarding a school bus at approximately 3:30 p.m. Tuesday. Instead, they were observed getting into a white vehicle- possibly a Honda, with an unidentified male driver. Police believe they were headed to Boaz, Ala.

CrimeStoppers said Oxford Police found all three teens in a safe and uninjured; they were returned to their guardians.

Camacho, 14 and pictured left, is known to have family ties near Gadsden, Ala.; Bertucco, pictured in the middle, is 16 and has ties with family close to Somerville, Ala. Johnson, who is also 16 and pictured right, has ties to family near Notasulga, Ala.

The white vehicle’s driver has also been identified as a runaway from Attalla. He was arrested for first-degree assault and criminal mischief.

He was turned over to a Coosa County Juvenile Officer.

If you have information about the whereabouts of any of the 3 teenagers, you can contact the Tallapoosa County Sheriff’s Office at 256-825-4264. You can also contact CrimeStoppers and remain anonymous at 334-215-7867.

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