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Escaped teen convict recaptured in Linstead

Published:Friday | April 13, 2018 | 10:32 AM

The teen convict who escaped from the Yallahs courthouse in St Thomas last Friday has been held in St Catherine.

Eighteen-year-old Romario Dawes was captured by the Linstead Police early this morning.

He is to be brought back to St Thomas today.

Dawes was being escorted by a policeman from the Yallahs courtroom to the holding area when he reportedly attacked the cop and escaped.

Dawes who is from Landtop in Port Morant had just been remanded for sentencing on May 4 on conviction of shop breaking, robbery and aggravated assault.

Following the escape, the police intensified searches and other operations in St Thomas.

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