Man charged with van escape

A man who allegedly escaped from a prison van in Salford has been charged with escaping lawful custody.

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Ryan McDonald Credit: GMP

Police have revealed the identities of the two men who escaped from a prison van in Salford earlier.

20 year old Ryan McDonald and 31 year old Stevie McMullen were on their way to Manchester Crown Court when the raid on their van took place.

Stevie McMullen Credit: GMP


Prison van operator says it's liaising with police over prisoner escape

“We can confirm that on Tuesday 30th April at approximately 9:00am a prisoner escort vehicle was targeted on the A57 Regent Road, Manchester, which resulted in the escape of two people from custody. We are liaising with Greater Manchester Police regarding this incident. As this is an on-going police investigation we are unable to comment further at this time.”

– GEOAmey spokesman
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