Wanted Man Who Escaped Dubbo Hospital Arrested

To Face Mudgee Local Court Today

Wanted Man Who Escaped Dubbo Hospital Arrested

A man wanted by police for a number of offences occurring across the Central West has been arrested and charged, to face Mudgee Local Court today.

Benjamin Biffin has been on the most wanted list since December last year. The first incident occurring when a pregnant woman was allegedly assaulted in a domestic incident in Mudgee.

Following inquiries, an alleged car theft, break and enter and a police pursuit ending in a car crash, Biffin was arrested and taken to Dubbo Hospital.

After being charged in a bedside hearing, Biffin absconded from the hospital on January 17, 2018.

Biffin has been on the run since, with police in Mudgee arresting Biffin yesterday morning, following extensive inquiries.

Inspector Dan Skelly, Duty Officer with Orana Mid-Western says officers put the pressure down to target Biffin, but luck went their way yesterday.