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Escaped prisoner found in Barnsley

By Lynsey Bradford, Town Reporter Friday 11th July 2014
Prison escapee Stewart Caves

A PRISONER who escaped from a Lancashire prison has been found in Worsbrough Common.

Stewart Caves was found at a house on Columbia Street and arrested by police officers on Tuesday.

Acting Det Chf Ins Steve Handley said Caves had been caught through 'good police work by a uniformed officer'.

Caves, 32 and originally from Barnsley, was jailed for seven years in 2012 for an aggravated burglary and was serving his sentence at HMP Kirkham near Preston.

He escaped at around 7.20pm on June 11.