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...

Police arrested Christopher John Clarke (inset), who escaped from Langi Kal Kal Prison. PICTURE: JEREMY BANNISTER

Police arrested Christopher John Clarke (inset), who escaped from Langi Kal Kal Prison. PICTURE: JEREMY BANNISTER