Saturday 31 October, 2020

BREAKING NEWS: Eight prisoners flee Hunts Bay Police Station lock-up

A heavily armed police officer at the gate of the Hunts Bay Police Station in St Andrew hours after a jailbreak at the facility on Sunday.

A heavily armed police officer at the gate of the Hunts Bay Police Station in St Andrew hours after a jailbreak at the facility on Sunday.

Eight prisoners on Sunday escaped from the Hunts Bay police lock-up in the St Andrew South Police Division that is presently under a state of emergency (SOE).

The prisoners fled the facility shortly after 1pm after successfully digging through a wall in their cell.

The full details of the jailbreak are still unavailable, but the police have confirmed the development amid frantic efforts to track down the escapees.

More details are to come in subsequent postings or updates.

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