Prisoner escapes from Golden Grove
The Trinidad and Tobago Prison Service is advising that around 7.30 am on Thursday, Ordinary Prisoner, Dillon Clarke who is housed at the Golden Grove Prison and attached to the agricultural out-gang, escaped legal custody, while working on the estate.
In a statement on Thursday, it said an alarm was immediately raised and officers attached to the Emergency Response Unit responded.
The Arouca Police was also contacted and a search is currently underway for Clarke in all the surrounding areas.
Clarke is 5' 8" in height, of a brown complexion and slim built. He has a long scar on his left forearm.
He was serving a twenty-four month sentence for 'Malicious Damage' and was expected to be released from prison in April, 2020.
His last known address is Mt. Zion Road, Maturita Village, Arima.
Anyone who may have any information about Dillon Clarke is asked to contact the nearest police station, call 999, or contact the Prison Service at 623 7070.
The Trinidad and Tobago Prison Service added that it is working diligently in conjunction with members of the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service to apprehend Dillon Clarke in the shortest time.