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Maryland Code, Criminal Law § 9-404

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(a) A person may not knowingly escape from a place of confinement.

(b) A person may not:

(1) escape from:

(i) a detention center for juveniles;

(ii) a facility for juveniles listed in § 9-226(b) of the Human Services Article;

(iii) a place identified in a juvenile community detention order;  or

(iv) a privately operated, hardware secure facility for juveniles committed to the Department of Juvenile Services;  and

(2) in the course of the escape commit an assault.

(c) A person who violates this section is guilty of the felony of escape in the first degree and on conviction is subject to imprisonment not exceeding 10 years or a fine not exceeding $20,000 or both.

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