A manhunt has been launched for a prisoner who escaped while working on an estate on Thursday morning.
Dillon Clarke who was detained at the Golden Grove Prison and assigned to the agricultural out-gang, escaped legal custody at about 7.30 am.
An alarm was immediately raised and officers attached to the Emergency Response Unit responded. The Arouca Police was also contacted and a search is currently underway for Clarke in all the surrounding areas.
Clarke is 5' 8" in height, of a brown complexion and slim built. He has a long scar on his left forearm.
He was serving a 24-month sentence for malicious damage and was expected to be released from prison in April, 2020.
His last known address is Mt. Zion Road, Maturita Village, Arima.