Man who escaped Police custody in Rotorua found

The 27-year-old man who escaped from Police custody at Rotorua Hospital on 23 August 2019 has been arrested.

The man was located at a Rotorua property yesterday morning and is due to appear in Rotorua District Court this morning charged with escaping Police custody, resisting Police and assaulting Police.

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