Prisoners abscond from Townsville Correctional Centre (Male Farm)

Police and Queensland Corrective Services officers are searching for three prisoners who absconded from Townsville Correctional Centre (Male Farm) on 27 June 2022.

They are:

NEWMAN, LAYNE REX, currently serving 1 year 3 months 5 days for Enter dwelling with intent without violence or threats.

NOBLE, LES NOEL, currently serving 4 years for Armed robbery.

QUAKAWOOT, PRESTON DONALD ZANE currently serving 9 months for Assault police.

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