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Third arrest after two flee Kirkham prison

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Police investigating after two men absconded from Kirkham Prison have arrested a third person.

Two men have been arrested after Gareth Robinson and Philip Stephenson fled from the open prison on July 5.

A 24-year-old woman has also been arrested on suspicion of harbouring an escaped prisoner.

Robinson, 24, is originally from Oldham and was serving a sentence for burglary and Stephenson, 33, was serving a sentence for firearm offences.

 
 
 

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