Inmate Escapes from Collins Bay, Police Still Searching
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Kingston Police confirmed that an inmate has escaped from Collins Bay Penitentiary. OPP and Kingston Police are working together on the ongoing investigation. Kingston Police says they have been searching for over 2 hours.
They were unable to disclose any information about the inmate or which part of the institution the breach occurred. Police had no comment on the level danger to public safety.
Reports on social media suggest residents began seeing a high Police presence in the area around the penitentiary in the late evening.
The video depicts the presence of three police cruisers at the Henry Trail Community Correctional Centre beside the prison. They left shortly after 10:00pm.
January 22, 2017.