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Man re-arrested after escape from police custody at courthouse

Published 29/12/2015

The 22-year-old climbed two security fences in the grounds of Derry courthouse
The 22-year-old climbed two security fences in the grounds of Derry courthouse

A man who escaped police custody ahead of a court appearance in Londonderry has been re-arrested.

The 22-year-old climbed two security fences in the grounds of Derry courthouse as he fled officers on December 23.

It is understood he initially broke free from a parked police car.

After climbing the fences the man exited through public turnstiles and ran away.

The PSNI said he was re-arrested in Derry on Tuesday morning.

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