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Police seek missing Arohata prisoners
Wellington News Release 2:01pm 22 February 2005
Porirua Police are seeking information about two prisoners that escaped from Arohata Prison, Tawa, this morning.
They are Patricia Aldridge, aged 39 years, a female caucasian, 162cm tall, medium build, with sandy blonde shoulder length hair and Melissa Wepa, aged 31 years, a female Maori, 157cm tall, slim build with brown shoulder length hair.
Senior Sergeant Derek Chapman, Porirua Police, says it's not known how the prisoners escaped, but their disappearance was reported at 7.30am.
Any information to Porirua Police or the nearest police station.