Europe 1 with AFP 6:28 p.m., December 4, 2021, modified at 6:28 p.m., December 4, 2021

The detainee escaped on November 11 from the Gradignan penitentiary in Gironde. He was arrested Friday evening after being located at a hotel in the north of the city. The 23-year-old was placed in judicial detention and was "being presented to an examining magistrate" on Saturday afternoon.

A detainee, who escaped on November 11 from the Gradignan penitentiary in Gironde, was arrested in Bordeaux and then placed in detention, we learned from the prosecution on Saturday.

The 23-year-old fugitive was arrested Friday evening after being "located in a hotel" in the Bassins-à-Flot district, in the north of the city, by police officers from the court decisions execution group ( GEDJ), detailed to AFP the prosecutor of the Republic of Bordeaux Frederique Porterie, confirming information from the newspaper

Sud Ouest

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Another fugitive still wanted

Sentenced for several offenses including aggravated violence on his ex-partner, the young man was placed in judicial detention and was "being presented to an examining magistrate" on Saturday afternoon, added the prosecution, who said required his detention.

Before his escape, more than three weeks ago, this detainee, released in 2023, was also serving other sentences for break-and-enter and drug-related offenses. 

According to the same source, another fugitive, escaped from the same prison during the night of November 21, after a conviction for drunk driving and threats on an ex-spouse, was however still wanted on Saturday.

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