TASMANIA Police are searching for three teenagers who have escaped for the Ashley Youth Detention Centre at Deloraine.
Police were notified of the trio, all wearing dark blue tops and tracksuit pants, had escaped at 3.40pm and were last seen running across the Bass Highway towards Deloraine.
Officers have been deployed in the area and are searching for the escapees.
Police ask people to report any suspicious activity that may assist in locating the escapees, however have said if they are sited, they are not to be approached.
Call 131 444 if you have any information.
Male aged 16 years. 176 cms in height, slim build. Medium complexion and short "wavy" dark coloured hair.
Male aged 17 years. 173 cms in height, slim build. Medium complexion and short dark hair.
Male aged 15 years. 170 cms in height, slim build. Fair complexion with short dark "wavy hair"