UPDATE: Escapees arrested in Moree

Three men who escaped from a correctional facility in Brewarrina have been arrested in Moree.

The three minimum security inmates were discovered missing early Wednesday morning during a routine inspection at a correctional facility at Brewarrina.

Just after 8am Thursday, police arrested the three men in Moree.

It’s alleged two of the men were sleeping in a stolen Toyota Rav4 4WD.

They have been taken to Moree Police Station where they will be charged.

Police wish to thank the public and the media for their assistance.

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