France ‘jailbreak king’ snared after Hollywood-like helicopter escape

FILE PHOTO: A special police officer stands guard in front the jail of Sequedin near Lille, northern France April 14, 2013. Redoine Faid, an inmate, used explosives and took hostages to escape out of jail on Saturday morning, local media reported. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol/File Photo

PARIS (Reuters) – A famous gangster who escaped Hollywood-style from a French jail by helicopter was captured on Wednesday after a three-month hunt that led police a tower-block flat in an area where the man known as the “jailbreak king” grew up. Redoine Faid, who has said his life of crime was inspired by blockbusters […]

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