Police update 3: Escaped prisoner charged

The 22-year-old Vincent man who allegedly absconded from a Townsville correctional facility on Monday with two other men who have since been apprehended has been charged overnight by police.

He faces Townsville Magistrates Court today charged with one count each of escape lawful custody , unlawful use of a motor vehicle, enter premises with intent, obstruct police and two counts of stealing.

If you have information for police, contact Policelink by providing information using the online suspicious activity form 24hrs per day at www.police.qld.gov.au/reporting.

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