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Escapee arrested – Cessnock

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A man, who escaped yesterday from a minimum-security correctional facility at Cessnock, has been arrested. The 30-year-old inmate was reported missing from the facility on Lindsay Street about 11.15am (Wednesday 15 April 2020). About 6pm (Wednesday 15 April 2020), police attended Cooper Street, Cessnock after receiving information a man matching his description had been seen. … Continue reading “Escapee arrested – Cessnock”

A man, who escaped yesterday from a minimum-security correctional facility at Cessnock, has been arrested.

The 30-year-old inmate was reported missing from the facility on Lindsay Street about 11.15am (Wednesday 15 April 2020).

About 6pm (Wednesday 15 April 2020), police attended Cooper Street, Cessnock after receiving information a man matching his description had been seen.

The man was arrested a short time later in King Street.

A car believed to have been used by the man has been seized.

He was taken to Cessnock Police Station and charged with escape lawful custody, take and drive conveyance, disqualified driver, dishonestly obtain property by deception and resist arrest.

He has been refused bail and will appear in Newcastle Local Court today (Thursday 16 April 2020).

Source: 16 News http://www.16news.com.au/index.php/2020/04/16/escapee-arrested-cessnock/

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