On Monday, January 07, 2019, at about 10:21 AM officers from the West Hempfield Township Police Department were advised by a clinical supervisor that 18 year old, Thomas Andrew Saxton, of Bristol, PA, left the Manos House, located at 1290 Prospect Road, Columbia, PA, with two other individuals, without authorization. Staff at the Manos House reported that Thomas was ordered by the Juvenile Court of Bucks County to remain at the Manos House, which is a placement treatment facility.
The staff reported to police that Thomas left the area using a transportation service.
The West Hempfield Township Police Department is not aware of any public safety issues related to the escape.
On Tuesday, January 8, 2019, the West Hempfield Township Police Department filed the following charge against Saxton: One count of Escape Section 5121 A (F3)
All individuals are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law