Man charged after escaping from Springhill prison

A man has been charged with escaping lawful custody after going on the run from Springhill open prison in Grendon Underwood.

Thursday, 19th July 2018, 11:21 am
Updated Thursday, 19th July 2018, 11:23 am
Springhill prison

Jack Murray, 32, was charged with escaping lawful custody after being arrested on Thursday July 12 near Lyndhurst in Hampshire.

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Murray, who escaped from the prison on May 15 has been remanded to appear at Southampton Crown Court on 13 August.

A 24-year-old woman from Poole in Dorset was arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender and subsequently released under investigation.