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Man who escaped police custody in Hamilton arrested

The man who escaped police custody in Hamilton on Monday has been arrested.

William Merrin Source: Supplied

Police say the 24-year-old was taken into custody at a residential property in Te Awamutu without incident around 5pm this evening.

On Monday, William Merrin escaped from the Hamilton Police Station on Anzac Parade just before 3pm.

Police say charges are yet to be confirmed now he has been located.