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Escaped prisoner found in Leicestershire

Leicestershire Police. Credit: PA Images

A 20-year-old prisoner who escaped from a security van has been located and arrested today in Coalville, North–West Leicestershire.

An 18-year-old woman has also been arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender.

An appeal was issued for the man after he escaped from the van on Friday at the junction between Highcross Street and Vaughan Way in Leicester.

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