Man in custody allegedly escapes from court, captured at pub across the road

Anna Falkenmire
Updated June 25 2024 - 6:47pm, first published 4:30pm
The man made an unsuccessful bid for bail in Muswellbrook Local Court before taking matters into his own hands. File picture
The man made an unsuccessful bid for bail in Muswellbrook Local Court before taking matters into his own hands. File picture

A MAN facing a Hunter court on a slew of break-in charges escaped the courthouse after being refused bail, sparking a manhunt which ended in his capture at a pub across the road.

Subscribe now for unlimited access.

or signup to continue reading

All articles from our website
The digital version of Today's Paper
Breaking news alerts direct to your inbox
All articles from the other in your area
Anna Falkenmire

Police and crime reporter at the Newcastle Herald. Email: afalkenmire@austcommunitymedia.com.au

Get the latest Nelson Bay news in your inbox

Sign up for our newsletter to stay up to date.

We care about the protection of your data. Read our Privacy Policy.