Cops catch up to teens who ran away from Rogers Group Home

LISBON – Four teenage boys ran away from the Rogers Group Home, with three remaining on the run for nearly 12 hours after they were discovered missing.

The Rogers Group Home reported to the county sheriff’s office at 12:40 a.m. Tuesday that one teenage boy had ran away from the home, but shortly after it was discovered that three additional teenage boys were also missing.

Deputy Sgt. Steve Boyd found one 15-year-old boy walking along state Route 154 and transported him back to the home. The parents of the other three boys were notified. One was a 16-year-old from Canton, another a 15-year-old from Massillon and a third a 15-year-old from Louisville.

The three boys were located together on U.S. Route 30 at Wayne Bridge Road and taken into custody by Sgt. Kip Dowling and Chief Allen Haueter at 11 a.m. Tuesday. The three were taken to the Tobin Center.