Officers search house in hunt for escaped prisoners

Forensic officers and Tactical Aid Units gather on an estate in Ordsall.
Forensic officers and Tactical Aid Units gather on an estate in Ordsall. Credit: Mel Barham

Forensic officers are searching a house on an estate in Ordsall in connection with the hunt for two prisoners who escaped from a prison van in Salford on Tuesday.

Specialist forensic officers enter the property.
Specialist forensic officers enter the property. Credit: Mel Barham

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Man charged with van escape

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