Woman still on the run after escaping from police

UPDATE: The 30-year-old woman who escaped the Dalby courthouse on Wednesday is still on the run from police.

The woman did a runner about 12.30pm after she asked to use the toilet outside the courtroom.

The 30-year-old managed to escape through a side door.

Queensland Police have stated the woman is not a danger to the community.

If you have any information call Crimestoppers on 1800 333 000.

EARLIER: POLICE are searching for a woman who escaped the Dalby courthouse yesterday after being sentenced to prison.

The incident happened about 12.30pm on Wednesday.

A spokesman at the Dalby Police station said the woman asked to use the toilet outside the courtroom after being sentenced.

She reportedly was able to escape through a side door without being noticed.

A Queensland Police Service spokesman said the 30-year-old woman was 168cm tall, slim build, has brown hair and brown eyes.

"If anyone has any information, they are encouraged to contact police,” the spokesman said.

ESCAPE: Police are looking for this woman after she fled the Dalby Courthouse following a prison sentence.
ESCAPE: Police are looking for this woman after she fled the Dalby Courthouse following a prison sentence. QPS Media

The spokesman said the woman was wearing a grey T-shirt and dark skin-tight pants when she left the court house.

NewsRegional understands the woman was sentenced to five months' prison for drug and stealing-related charges.

If you have any information you can call Crimestoppers on 1800 333 000.


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