Sunday, 20 February 2022 - 4:53pm |

UPDATE - Rimutaka prison escapee arrested

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Just after 1pm, Police arrested Rimutaka Prison escapee John Douglas Willis in central Masterton.

Police are now investigating where he has been since escaping on Friday.

Willis has been charged with escaping custody and will appear in court tomorrow morning.


Note to media: the location of his court appearance has yet to be confirmed and will either be in Masterton or Lower Hutt.