07/05/2013

Man In Court Over Prison Van Escape

A 31-year-old man has appeared in court in Manchester charged with escaping lawful custody, following an incident when a prison van was ambushed in Salford.

Three masked me ambushed the prison van as it made its way to court on April 30.

Stevie McMullen, from Salford, and a second man, 20-year-old Ryan McDonald escaped from the van.

McDonald has yet to be recaptured, with police offering a £10,000 reward for information leading to his arrest.

McMullen was remanded in custody to appear at crown court on Wednesday.

(H/CD)


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