Newark police recapture prisoner

June 16, 2008 5:15:59 PM PDT
Newark police have recaptured a prisoner who escaped Thursday night.The prisoner, Gregory Blanche, was captured Sunday night after city police raided a building for drug activity and found him inside.

Blanche had been arrested on a simple assault charge but ran away as he was being led from a van to the city jail.

Authorities say an internal affairs investigation is looking into how Blanche escaped.


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