Langi Kal Kal escapee arrested at Colac

A MAN who escaped Langi Kal Kal prison near Beaufort was arrested in Colac this afternoon after a day on the run.

Christopher John Clarke escaped between 9pm Wednesday and 7am yesterday from the unfenced prison at Trawalla, and was found 130 kilometres away in Colac.

A 44-year-old Werribee woman was also arrested and both are in custody assisting police with inquiries.

Police around the state spent the past 30 hours on the manhunt for the 29-year-old who was serving time for burglary and theft related matters. 

Clarke, who previously lived in Melbourne’s western suburbs, was classified as a low-security prisoner and was eligible for parole next year.  

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