Escaped prisoner found in pub ‘just wanted to see his mum’

Kayd Thorp, 24, took cover in bushland and swam across a Brisbane city creek to dodge search teams in a six-hour manhunt on Tuesday which ended when he was discovered having a pint in a local pub. “I think his beer was still being poured when they swooped,” an officer told Australia’s Courier Mail newspaper. … [Read the full story]