Twelve convicted over Salford prison van escape

Twelve people have been convicted over an armed attack on a prison van in Salford, that freed two prisoners to go on the run.

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The moment prison van staff faced an axe, sledgehammer and shotgun

A breakout where prison van staff were threatened with an axe, a sledgehammer and a shotgun was captured on video.

Security cameras inside the van rolled throughout the few seconds it took the gang to spring the prisoners.

The van was attacked in Salford last April.

Today, twelve people were convicted over the breakout. They will be sentenced next month.

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