Armed man helps prisoner escape

A PRISONER has escaped after an armed assailant stopped a prison van.

A PRISONER has escaped after an armed assailant stopped a prison van.

The drama, which unfolded at 7.45am this morning, saw the prisoner escape in a car with the armed man after the van driver had been assaulted.

No shots were fired in the incident, near Bedfont Lake in Feltham.

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