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For Immediate Release
February 22, 2017

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Girls who ran from YRTC at Geneva found and returned

Lincoln— The Department of Health and Human Services said Wednesday morning all of the girls who left the grounds of the Youth Rehabilitation and Treatment Center in Geneva Tuesday evening have been located and were returned to the facility by 2:00 a.m.
A full investigation will be completed to determine what contributed to the walkaways and to identify any changes in policy or procedure  DHHS was assisted in the search by local law enforcement and the Nebraska State Patrol.