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Denham Town Lock-up escapee recaptured

Published:Wednesday | January 31, 2018 | 1:37 PM

One male prisoner who escaped from the Denham Town Lock-up in September 2016 is back in police custody.

The police say 27-year-old Kevin Thomas otherwise called Tattan or Tafari of McKenzie Drive, Tivoli Gardens was found in Tivoli Gardens, Kingston yesterday afternoon.

Thomas had been in lock-up on charges of Breaches of the Firearms Act.

The Kingston West Divisional Investigation Unit reported that about 1 o’ clock Thomas was found under a bridge with his hands and feet bound.

The police were alerted and he was taken to hospital for treatment and is now under police guard.

The police are reminding the public that it is an offence to harbour a criminal and are commending the members of the public who assisted with the recapturing of the fugitive.