POLICE have arrested escaped prisoner Austin Lee Phillips.
Phillips 25, escaped from a secure unit in the Weston Super Mare area on Sunday, December 2. He was arrested on Saturday, December 28, in the Pontardawe area.
A week earlier he was one of 12 people wanted by police in connection with various matters who were featured in the South Wales Evening Post.
He has been charged with escaping from lawful custody and was due to appear at Neath Magistrates court today.
A 20-year-old female was also arrested and charged with harbouring an escaped prisoner and has been released on unconditional bail to appear at Neath Magistrates court on Monday, January 14, 2013
"The media and members of the public are thanked for their assistance," said a South Wales Police spokesman.