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Paparua prison Escapee still outstanding

NZ Police CommCens Alert 12:00 9-06-2006 Canterbury

Location of incident: Christchurch

Incident Type: escapee still outstanding

Paparua prison Escape.

I have just been told that media have announced over the Radio that the escaped prisoner Taylor has been captured. This is incorrect, Taylor is still outstanding. An infomation was laid in court relating to the escape so as to obtain an arrest warrant. This may have caused some confusion and caused media to think that Taylor has been arrested.

ENDS

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