In a dramatic turn of events, the prisoner who escaped during a bathroom break on Wednesday near Vught has been apprehended once again. The man, who has been convicted of several violent crimes, was spotted by witnesses on a train from Vught to Den Bosch, possibly recognized due to his description. Acting swiftly on a tip from a witness, the police arrested him at Eindhoven Central Station. This article provides an overview of the escape and subsequent arrest, shedding light on the events that unfolded.
The prisoner who escaped on Wednesday during a bathroom break during a transport near Vught is stuck again. Police arrested him on Wednesday night.
The man, who has been convicted of several violent crimes, was spotted on Wednesday afternoon by witnesses on the train from Vught to Den Bosch. A passenger may have recognized his description.
He would have borrowed a telephone from a passenger, with whom he had a conversation. The police received a tip from a witness, after which they arrested him at Eindhoven Central Station during the evening / night.
Escape during pee break
The prisoner escaped during his transport from the prison in Middelburg to the prison in Grave. During a toilet break at De Groensteeg, he took off. Agents immediately started a investigation for the prisoner, including in the woods nearby.
The FASTNL investigation team, which specializes in finding fugitives, was also deployed. After the prisoner disappeared around 5.10 pm, a Burgernet report was sent. A forester who is well known in the area helped with this.
The man was not found there, after which the police called off the investigation. Police called on witnesses to come forward if they saw him. That was the golden tip.
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