Prisoner escapes Northward

Cayman Islands authorities were reporting a “low level” prison security breach Friday afternoon.

According to reports received by the Caymanian Compass, one prisoner broke out of the Northward compound on Hirst Road. The precise time of the break out and where on the prison grounds it occurred was not immediately known.

Police and prison officials were in the area searching for the escapee Friday afternoon.

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