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Man charged with escaping from prison van

Prison van on Regent Road Credit: ITV Granada

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

31 year old Stevie McMullen will appear at at Manchester Magistrates' Court tomorrow.

Two men who were arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender remain in police custody for questioning.

Police are offering a ten thousand pound reward for information leading to the arrest of Ryan McDonald who escaped from a prison van on Tuesday 30th April.