BREAKING NEWS: Prison escapee arrested in Colac

VICTORIA Police have arrested a 29-year-old man who escaped from Langi Kal Kal Prison yesterday.

Christopher John Clarke was arrested today in Colac, about an hour and a half away from the prison near Beaufort, along with a 44-year-old woman from Werribee. 

Both are now in custody and being interviewed by police. 

Clarke escaped from the low-security prison camp between 9pm Wednesday and 7am Thursday and was believed to be travelling with an associate in a silver Ford Falcon. 

He was serving time for burglary and theft related matters and was due to be reviewed for parole next year.

More to come...