January 09, 2016

Electric fence at Jail | Gallagher Electric Fencing


A female prisoner has been charged after her escape attempt from a Hobart prison failed at the final hurdle.

The 35-year-old was charged on Monday night after she was caught in the electrified cyclone fencing atop the outer perimeter fence of the Mary Hutchinson Women's Prison in Risdon Vale.

She was cleared of injuries by the prison's medical staff, police said on Tuesday.

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