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03 Dec 2021

Two prisoners who absconded from open prison in Cavan arrested hours later in Cork

Two prisoners who absconded from open prison in Cavan arrested hours later in Cork

Two prisoners who absconded from open prison in Cavan arrested hours later in Cork

In the early hours of Saturday, October 16, the Gardai in Cavan were alerted to an incident where two prisoners, aged 23 and 20, had absconded from an open prison in Co Cavan.

A van in the area was subsequently stolen.

Some hours later both men were arrested in Co Cork and are currently detained at Gurranabraher Garda Station under Section 4 of Criminal Justice Act 1984.

Investigations are continuing into the incident.

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