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Teen prisoner escapes QC Jail, manhunt on

/ 10:53 AM December 17, 2017

Authorities have launched a manhunt for an 18-year-old prisoner who escaped from the Quezon City Jail Sunday morning, radio reports said.

The escapee, identified as JR Mananquil, was jailed last Dec. 7 for carnapping and illegal possession of firearms, Radyo Inquirer reported.

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Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP) Senior Insp. Xavier Solda was quoted by radio dzBB as saying Mananquil climbed up a spiral staircase inside the facility before escaping over a nearby wall.

Quezon City Jail Tracking Team at BJMP NCR Special Tactics and Response Team are investigating how the escape happened.  /cbb

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