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Manhunt for prison escapee Siew Persad Ramdass

A search party comprising officers from the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service and the TT Prison Service is currently underway in the hills of Aripo, Five Rivers for a prisoner who escaped from the Maximum Security Prison, Golden Grove, earlier today.

Siew Persad Ramdass was said to have escaped around 9 am on today.

Guardian Media understands he was due to be released in June after serving time on a larceny charge.

Up to 1.30 pm today, the search continued in the hills off Williams Trace.