Prisoner suffers escape embarrassment

A Brazilian prisoner got stuck in a tunnel after attempting a 'Shawshank Redemption'-style escape.

Prisoner suffers escape embarrassment

A prison inmate in Brazil got stuck in a tunnel after attempting a 'Shawshank Redemption'-style escape.

The man and another inmate were both attempting to escape from Brazil's largest prison, in Rio Grande do Norte, when the embarrassing incident occurred.

He was trapped just below the tunnel's exit, meaning he was within reach of achieving his ambition, according to reports in the Brazilian media.

Rafael da Silva Costa, the second prisoner, reportedly managed to get out of the tunnel, but was later captured in a forest near to the jail.

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