Charleston Police locate handcuffed Capital High student using bloodhound

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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WOWK) – The Charleston Police Department found the Capital High School student who escaped officers while wearing handcuffs by using a bloodhound.

Police say the 15-year-old African-American male was being taken from Capitol High School to Circuit Court on a capias warrant.

The student was located around 2 PM on Friday, April 26th, 2019, by a bloodhound belonging to the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office

Police say the 15-year-old was found on the hillside above the baseball field at Capital High School.

He is in custody and will be going to a juvenile detention center. 

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