17 year old migrant detained after attempt to escape detention centre

Miguela Xuereb

Tista' taqra bil- Malti.

A 17 year old immigrant was apprehended after attempting to escape from Ħal Safi’s Detention Centre.

A spokesperson for the Police told Newsbook.com.mt that the incident occurred at around 5.40pm.

He added that at first, the Police received a report stating that there was a riot in the centre. District police and members of the RIU responded to the incident.

The young man was arrested and is currently being detained at the Police’s General Headquarters.

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