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9 escape police lock-up in Denham Town

Published:Sunday | September 18, 2016 | 12:10 PM

The police are hunting for a number of detainees who escaped from the Denham Town police lock-up in west Kingston early this morning.

Police sources say about nine detainees made their getaway shortly before daybreak.

The Gleaner-Power106 News understands that four of the escapees had been detained on gun related charges, including one for murder.

The police's Corporate Communications Unit has confirmed the incident, but says it is unable to say how many detainees have escaped at this time or how they managed to break free from the lock-up.