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Escapee female convict found after two weeks on the run

  • Tegan Simpson and Abigail Graf allegedly escaped from prison on September 10
  • Abigail was found and charged on the 18th, while Tegan was located on Thursday
  • The duo were unaccountered for at a Numinbah Correctional Centre headcount

The second of two females who escaped from a Gold Coast prison farm more than two weeks ago has been found. 

Police arrested Tegan Simpson, 24, at a home in the east Brisbane suburb of Carindale about 7.30am Thursday.

The tattooed convict was charged with two counts of failing to stop a motor vehicle, and one count each of escaping lawful custody and attempted unlawful use of a motor vehicle, the Gold Coast Bulletin reports.

Tegan Simpson, 24, was arrested Thursday after escaping from a Gold Coast prison more than two weeks ago

She was found at a home in the east Brisbane suburb of Carindale about 7.30am Thursday

She was found at a home in the east Brisbane suburb of Carindale about 7.30am Thursday

She was expected to make an appearance at Brisbane Magistrates Court Thursday afternoon.

The duo allegedly escaped from the Numinbah Correctional Centre on September 10. 

Police will allege the women were unaccounted for at a headcount conducted around 11pm on the day of their escape. 

The first of the escapees, Graf, who was in custody for assaulting police, was arrested at a home in Moorina, north of Brisbane about 2.20pm on September 18.

The first of the escapees, Abigail Graf, 21, was found by police and charged on September 18

The first of the escapees, Abigail Graf, 21, was found by police and charged on September 18

Police allege the duo were unaccounted for at a headcount on September 10

Police allege the duo were unaccounted for at a headcount on September 10

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