Prison escapee captured Print
Sunday, 17 December 2017 17:37

A prison escapee of the Dipolog City Jail engaged authorities in a cat and mouse chase after  escaping from the detention center last Thursday morning.

The suspect, identified as Marvin Acojedo Metante, was finally captured by police and brought back to the jail facility where he is still detained.

Metante has a pending case for the crime of theft.

Metante reportedly escaped last Thursday morning by climbing and jumping off the fence at the back of the jail facility.

He ran towards a grassy area and walked until he reached the residence of his wife in barangay Sto Niño in Dapitan city.

Police engaged the suspect in a cat-mouse chase in following him to several barangays until the latter’s capture in barangay Taguilon, Dapitan city, the family residence.

The suspect was brought back to the Dipolog city jail where he was detained.