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A man who’s been on the run with his partner after walking out of a Victorian minimum security prison has been arrested in Yamba on the north coast.

The 35-year-old man left the Dhurringile Prison on Tuesday afternoon, and it’s thought he was picked up by a his partner, a 37-year-old woman, in a car.

The couple were arrested in Yamba, NSW, about 1am on Thursday.

Police will apply to have the pair extradited to Victoria.


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