Police charge people who escaped from Hamilton facility

Police charge people who escaped from Hamilton facility

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Four of the five people who escaped from the Managed Isolation Facility at the Distinction Hotel in Hamilton last night have been charged with breaching the Health Act notice.

A 37-year-old year woman and three young people were detained in Hamilton at about 7.50pm last night.

The fifth person, a 17-year-old male, was located at an address in Waitemata at about 4.40am this morning and was detained without incident.

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Arrangements are currently being made for him to appear before a Youth Court in Auckland today. The other three will appear before the Hamilton District and Youth Courts today.

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Locating these people was a priority for Police. Police have committed a considerable number of resources, including the Eagle helicopter, to our search for the young man overnight.

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