Tumbarumba escapee found in Victoria

An inmate who went missing from the correctional facility in Tumbarumba on Friday was caught in Victoria.

Aaron Philip Watson, 24, went missing from the minimum-security facility about 6pm on March 17.

Aaron Watson

Aaron Watson

He was reported missing to police at 7.30am on March 18. 

NSW police alerted Victorian police and Watson was arrested about 9.15pm on Canterbury Road, Vermont.

He was taken to Ringwood Police Station.

NSW Police will apply for his extradition on March 20.


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