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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.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Maryland Code, Criminal Law § 9-404 - last updated December 31, 2021 | https://codes.findlaw.com/md/criminal-law/md-code-crim-law-sect-9-404/
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