22/05/2014

One Of Two Absconded Prisoners Found

Anthony Peloe, 43, one of the two men who absconded from Thorn Cross open prison in Warrington, Cheshire, at about 10.30am on Tuesday has been found, according to the Cheshire Police.

The criminal, who was convicted of possessing firearms in 2005, has been detained and is in custody while John Arnold, who he escaped with, has not yet been found.

Police are still appealing for information as to the whereabouts of Arnold.

At around 21.30 on Wednesday evening, Merseyside Police made contact with Cheshire to advise that Anthony Peloe had been sighted and arrested at an address on Tarbock Road, Speke.

Arnold is described as white, about 5ft 11, slim, with brown hair and brown eyes.

(CVS/CD)

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