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  • mcprison mcprison Dec 4, 2000 3:57 PM Flag

    Escape from Wackenhut in Australia

    Escape from Wackenhut in Australia

    AAP
    NEWSFEED

    December 4, 2000, Monday


    SECTION: Nationwide General News; Overseas News


    HEADLINE: NZ NEWS BULLETIN - Monday Dec 4 , 2000


    PRISONER WALKS OUT OF JAIL

    Auckland, Dec 3 - A
    violent inmate placed a dummy in his bed,
    changed
    into new clothes and walk out the front door of the

    privately run Auckland Central Remand Prison
    unnoticed during
    visiting hours today.

    The
    escape is the first from New Zealand's only private
    prison
    which opened in June and is run by
    Australasian Correctional
    Management.

    August
    Lemon (alias August Broughton), of Whangarei, had been
    in
    the prison for five days waiting for a court
    hearing on aggravated
    wounding, receiving and
    burglary charges.

    Under ACM's contract with the
    Department of Corrections the
    company must pay $50,000
    for every escape.

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