Police have recaptured three Ashley detainees who escaped the facility yesterday afternoon.
The three youths were located in the Penguin area about 2.30am this morning.
According to police, the detainees scaled a perimeter fence of the Ashley Detention Centre at Deloraine about 3.40pm yesterday and fled into bushland.
Later that evening, a gold Rolls Royce was allegedly stolen in the Exton area. The vehicle was later found in Penguin.
The three youths have been taken to the Burnie police station and investigations are continuing.