Prisoner escapes


Police are investigating the escape of a prisoner from the Barkly Work Camp near Tennant Creek overnight.
Alice Springs Watch Commander Darrell Kerr said Police were alerted to the escape at around 7:30 last night, when a head count preformed by corrections officers confirmed 29-year-old Scott Green (pictured) was not present.
“Mr Green has ties to Ali Curung and it is believed he may attempt to travel back to the community,” said Watch Commander Kerr.
“Mr Green is described as being of Aboriginal appearance, about 175 centimetres tall, medium build and has short black curly hair.  He was last seen wearing a prison-issue green t-shirt, black tracksuit pants and running shoes.
Police believe that he poses no risk to the community, however they advise that he is not to be approached if sighted, and for police to be contacted.
Police have issued a photo of Mr Green and anyone with information about his whereabouts is asked to call police on 131 444 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000. – Media release.


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