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Police on Wednesday arrested another teenager who escaped from Woodland Hills Youth Development Center, and the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has joined in the search for six other escapees who remain at large.

Tennessee's Department of Children's Services reported Tuesday that 32 teens escaped the Woodland Hills compound. On Wednesday, they changed the number of escapees to 33. DCS said the teenager broke out of a dorm, but had not left the grounds.

On Wednesday evening, 26 were back in custody.

DCS released some new information about the escape on Wednesday, but the agency did not reveal much about possible changes to security protocol in its detention facilities.

Two security officers at Woodland Hills were hurt during the escape, a revelation on Wednesday that contradicted earlier assurances from DCS that no one had been injured during the escape.

One officer was hit in the head with an object and another was knocked to the ground, the department said in a statement Wednesday.

Neither officer appeared to be seriously injured; both finished their shifts.

"The officer who was hit with an object had a knot on the left side of his head and complained of pain in his jaw and headache," the statement read. "The other officer complained of neck and back pain."

DCS said the assaults took place around 11 p.m. Monday. The escape was not reported to Metro police until 12:39 a.m. Tuesday.

In an email statement sent Wednesday afternoon, DCS spokeswoman Carrie Ferguson Weir said no policy changes have been made since the escape.

"Right now, the department is interviewing staff, students, reviewing tapes and making sure the facility remains calm and safe for youth, staff and community," Weir wrote. "In the next few days, Commissioner (Jim) Henry hopes to have a strategy in place to address the challenges raised by Monday night's events."

Ongoing search

Many of the teens held at Woodland Hills have at least three felony convictions, according to DCS spokesman Rob Johnson. The convictions for the six remaining escapees range from drug possession to aggravated battery. One of them has a previous conviction for handgun possession.

The latest escapee to be arrested is Jasper Potter-Monroe, 17. Potter-Monroe was nabbed Wednesday after jumping out of a stolen car in Madison, according to police.

Police said the car was stolen Tuesday from Murfreesboro.

The 32 teens busted out of their dorm buildings and into an outdoor courtyard around 11 p.m., according to DCS reports. They crawled under a weak spot in the perimeter fence and fled.

All of the teens are facing escape charges.

Metro police are teaming with the TBI to track down the missing escapees. Investigators with Metro's Youth Services Division have made contact with the escapees' families and friends.

"At this point it's unclear whether these persons are still in Davidson County," said Metro police spokesman Don Aaron.

Reach Adam Tamburin at 615-726-5986 and on Twitter @tamburintweets.

To help

Police urge anyone who sees the teens to call 74-CRIME or 862-8600. Tipsters could receive a financial reward.

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