Otago Corrections Facility: Prisoner escapes custody
3 June 2014 - 5:27pm
Emergency Services are
currently at the Otago Corrections Facility where a prisoner
is reported missing at around 4.15 this afternoon.
Uriah MADDREN is described as a male, Caucasian, 25 years of
age, 171 cm tall with mullet type brown or black shoulder
length hair and no teeth. He was last seen wearing green
track pants and a green top.
Public should not approach
MADDREN but call Police on
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