4 Jun 2014

Hunt still on for escaped Vanuatu prisoners

8:34 am on 4 June 2014

The police in Vanuatu are calling for the public's help in the hunt for two escaped prisoner's who remain at large on the island of Efate.

The pair were part of a group that escaped last week, though five have since surrendered to police.

A police spokesperson says search area covers the entire island, including the capital Port Vila, and the police and Vanuatu Mobile Officers hope to have capture the two inmates soon.

Members of the public are being asked to report any sightings of the pair to police.