Waikeria Prison escapees caught by police

Police are hunting Wayne Holmes and Jessie Ibell. Photo / supplied
Police are hunting Wayne Holmes and Jessie Ibell. Photo / supplied

Two men who escaped from Waikato's Waikeria Prison have spent the night back behind bars, after being arrested in Dargaville.

A tip-off led police to the whereabouts of 24-year-old Jesse Lee Ibell, and 23-year-old Wayne Holmes yesterday afternoon.

They'll appear in Whangarei District Court tomorrow.

- Newstalk ZB

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