British police launch manhunt for prisoner who escaped jail

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London, May 30: Police have launched a manhunt for a violent prisoner following his escape from a high-security jail in Britain's Staffordshire county, media reported on Saturday.

Haroon Ahmed, 26, escaped from Dovegate prison on Wednesday, Mirror online reported.

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Police suspect that Ahmed is in the Derby area where he has numerous connections.

Officers on Friday arrested his brother, Majeed Ahmed, 25, and have charged him with assisting a prisoner in escaping from prison.

He has been released on bail to appear before magistrates in Burton on June 25.

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