Escaped prisoner found in Roma

A MAN wanted by police after allegedly escaping from custody in Roma has been located this evening.

The 27-year-old man had allegedly escaped from police at the Roma Hospital on December 4 after being taken there for medical treatment from the Roma Watchhouse.

He has been charged with escaping lawful custody, assault police and stealing. He is expected to appear at the Roma Magistrates Court tomorrow.

Police would like to thank the media and the public for their assistance.



Tweed Valley Relay for Life is almost here

Tweed Valley Relay for Life is almost here

Register your team for the fundraiser.

Severe weather warning issued for Northern Rivers

Severe weather warning issued for Northern Rivers

Flash-flooding could occur on some of the region's roads

Murwillumbah talent wows country crowds

Murwillumbah talent wows country crowds

When you hear her voice, it's difficult to believe she's so young

Local Partners