Another psychiatric patient escapes

A second psychiatric patient has run off while being escorted by warders from the Kijvelanden psychiatric prison. The man was visiting a grave when he escaped. The public prosecution department said the escapee was serving time for sex offences but did not represent a great danger to the public.

A month ago another man escaped from the same prison, robbing two people and raping a woman before being caught. All outside leave for prisoners at the clinic has been cancelled.

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