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29 January 2012, 01:35
Four people have now been arrested in connection with the escape of a prisoner from West Suffolk Hospital in Bury St Edmunds on Wednesday.
Following a joint investigation between Strathclyde Police and Suffolk Constabulary, it has been confirmed that on Friday 27 January 2012, officers from Strathclyde Police arrested Andrew Farndon in New Cumnock, Ayrshire.
The 26-year-old had escaped from prison officers in Bury St Edmunds on Wednesday 25 January 2012 after they were threatened by a man with a gun. He is currently detained in police custody.
As a result of this joint investigation, a further four people, three men aged 16, 33, 43 and a woman, aged 44 have been arrested and are presently detained in police custody for allegedly attempting to pervert the ends of justice.