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August 14, 2018

Manhunt underway way after prisoner escapes from unlocked cell at Irish prison

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GardaĆ­ are currently searching for a prisoner after he escaped from custody on Tuesday afternoon.

The manhunt comes after the Irish Prison Service confirmed that the man aged in his 30s managed to escape from custody whilst attending Cloverhill District Court on Tuesday afternoon.

It is believed the man who was due to attend court in relation to a robbery charge, escaped from Cloverhill Prison after his holding cell door was left unlocked.

Gardai investigating the incident say they are currently searching for the man, whilst the Irish Prison Service said an investigation is currently ongoing.

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