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2 escapees from Saskatchewan Penitentiary caught in Saskatoon: RCMP

RCMP say Jesse Favel and Noah Lemaigre-Elliott were caught Sunday in Saskatoon.
RCMP say Jesse Favel and Noah Lemaigre-Elliott were caught Sunday in Saskatoon. Sask. RCMP / Supplied

Two inmates who escaped from the Saskatchewan Penitentiary in Prince Albert have been caught.

Saskatchewan RCMP said Jesse Dion Favel and Noah James Lemaigre-Elliott were arrested Sunday morning by Saskatoon police.

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Saskatoon police have not released any details regarding the arrests.

Favel, 20, and Lemaigre-Elliott, 19, reportedly escaped between 8 p.m. and 9:45 p.m. on Friday from the Riverbend Institution.

Correctional Service Canada (CSC) staff said the pair were not accounted for during the 10 p.m. count.

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Riverbend Institution is the minimum-security unit at the Saskatchewan Penitentiary.

CSC said it is looking into the circumstances surrounding the escape.

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