A man has been located and charged after escaping custody in the state's south a week ago.
About 11.15am on Wednesday, December 4, a 35-year-old man allegedly fled from Cooma Local Court during a court appearance.
Officers from Monaro Police District commenced an investigation and launched a public appeal to help locate the man.
Following extensive inquiries, officers attended a home in Cooma about 1pm Monday, December 9, where the wanted man was allegedly found in a bedroom hiding between two mattresses.
He was arrested and taken to Cooma Police Station, where he was charged with escape lawful custody and two outstanding warrants.
The man was refused bail and was due to face Queanbeyan Local Court on Tuesday, December 10.
Police thanked the media and the public for their assistance in this matter.
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