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Helicopter lands in prison yard, takes off with three inmates
Helicopter lands in prison yard, takes off with three inmates

A helicopter landed in the prison yard of  a detention center in Quebec City and took off with three inmates, two of whom are charged with murder. Authorities were on alert across Canada and in the United States after the three men escaped from the Orsainville Detention Centre in suburban Quebec City on Saturday night, provincial police said. The green chopper landed in the courtyard of the detention center, which has barbed-wire fencing and a watch post, and then quickly took off with the escapees, heading west toward Trois-Rivieres or Montreal, police said. “We have co-operation with all the police forces across the country and abroad also,” said Sgt. Gregory Gomez. “We have many,...

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