Queensland Corrective Services has confirmed the prisoner who escaped from the low security farm has been found and returned to custody.
No other information has been made available at this time.
EARLIER: A prisoner is on the run after escaping from a low security farm in Far North Queensland.
Police and Queensland Corrective Service officers are hunting for Philemon William Warradoo, who disappeared from the facility this morning.
He is serving one year for common assault at the Lotus Glen Correctional Centre, which is located 25 kilometres south of Mareeba, and accommodates high and low security prisoners.
People are being told not to approach him and to call 000 immediately.
A description of his appearance is as follows:
Height (cm) – 174
Weight (kg) – 68
Build – Light
Complexion – Dark
Eyes (Colour) – Brown
Hair (Colour) – Black
Age – 30
Chest – LETTERS ON UPPER CHEST
Head – LEFT JAW – 92
Head – SMALL SCAR LEFT EYEBROW
If you have information for police, contact Policelink by providing information using the online suspicious activity form 24 hours per day at police.qld.gov.au/reporting or call 131 444.
You can report information about crime anonymously to Crime Stoppers, a registered charity and community volunteer organisation, via crimestoppersqld.gov.au 24 hours per day or by calling 1800 333 000.
[Image source: Queensland Corrective Services]