Massive manhunt for escaped Malmesbury prisoners

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Massive manhunt for escaped Malmesbury prisoners
Massive manhunt for escaped Malmesbury prisoners

Police from Malmesbury and neighbouring police stations on the West Coast with officials from the Department of Correctional Services have launched an extensive search for awaiting-trial prisoners who escaped from Malmesbury on Friday afternoon 24 July 2020.

The search party, comprising of detectives, which are on foot and in vehicles have already covered much ground with the re-arrest of several escapees.

Members of the public are advised not try to apprehend the escapees but to contact the following numbers with information:

Lt Col Ntsethe of Malmesbury police on 082 469 0975 alternatively
Jonathan Bredenkamp from the Department of Correctional Services on 072 878 2685

As the search intensifies additional support will be summoned.

Meanwhile an investigation is underway to determine how the escape occurred.

SAPS Newsroom

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