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Cubans escape detention centre

UPDATE: All of the Cuban migrants who escaped are now in custody.

Some 33 Cuban nationals being held at the immigration detention centre escaped from custody Monday (17 March). All but one has been captured. Nelson Arturo Socarras Ramirez is still on the run.

BOLO - Nelson Arturo SOCARRAS RAMIREZImmigration and police were informed about 3:30 p.m. Monday, 17 March of the escape. According to a press release from police, the Cubans were recaptured in different areas.

Cayman 27 understands they managed to break out by lifting, and crawling underneath, the perimeter fence.

Those at the centre on Fairbanks Road were being held awaiting repatriation back to Cuba.

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