Three college students broke the window panels to escape the hostel during the wee hours of Wednesday in Mangaluru.
The students identified as Yashaswini, Dakshata (both from Bengaluru) and Sinchana from Chitradurga, were studying at Vikaas Pre-University College.
At 3 am at night, they broke the window panels of the hostel and escaped, leaving a note behind.
The note read, "Please forgive us, we are leaving." Till now, the reason behind the incident is still unknown.
Further details are awaited.