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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Officers search house in hunt for escaped prisoners

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. Credit: Mel Barham

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