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Escapee arrested – Goulburn

Wednesday, 19 August 2015 01:37:12 AM

An escapee from a correctional centre in Goulburn has been arrested.

Yesterday (Tuesday 18 August 2015), a 28-year-old man allegedly escaped from the correctional centre, and was last seen in the vicinity of the centre about 12.50pm.

Officers attached to The Hume Local Area Command commenced an investigation.

Following an extensive search effort, about 10.50pm, police attempted to stop a Nissan ute, alleged to have been stolen, travelling on the Hume Highway at Narellan.

The vehicle allegedly failed to stop, and a pursuit ensued, before road spikes were deployed on the highway at Pheasant’s Nest.

The driver of the vehicle, a 28-year-old man, attempted to flee the scene; however was arrested a short distance away.

He has been taken to Goulburn Police Station, where he is assisting police with their inquiries.

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