Yorkville police say a male juvenile fled from police following his arrest.
Police said officers responded to a store in the 900 block of Erica Lane regarding a retail theft in progress on June 11. Police said a male juvenile had been observed taking items and walking out of the store without paying.
Police said the juvenile was found with multiple items of jewelry in his possession and was arrested for retail theft.
The juvenile was brought back to the Yorkville police station on Game Farm Road to await release to a guardian, police said.
However, while the juvenile was walking into the police station, he fled on foot from the arresting officer, police said.
The juvenile was last seen in the wooded area south of West Somonauk Street and Game Farm Road, police said. A search was conducted in the area and the juvenile was not found, police said.