Police arrest man after escaping correctional facility in Riverina

Police have arrested an inmate who escaped from a correctional facility in the Riverina region last week.

The 33-year-old man was reported missing from the minimum-security facility in Tumbarumba on Friday 6 May 2022.

Officers from Riverina Police District searched the area and commenced inquiries to locate the man.

Following inquiries, the man was located at a home in Bourkelands shortly after 12pm today (Monday 9 May 2022).

He was arrested and taken to Wagga Wagga Police Station, where charges are expected to be laid.

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

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