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Media Release

Release Date: August 18th, 2020 - 11:42am

Originator: Constable, Ryan Anderson, Corporate Communications, 905 825 4899

Contact: Constable, Ryan Anderson, Corporate Communications, 905 825 4899

Location: Milton

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****UPDATE**** Police Search for Prisoner Released by Mistake From Maplehurst Correctional Complex

​Police have an updated description to provide for Amritpal Singh Aujla (28) of Brampton.

Aujla was last seen wearing a blue track suit (not black as indicated in the original release).

He also was wearing an orange turban. A photo of Aujla has been attached to this media release.

The Halton Regional Police Service can also confirm that Aujla was in custody at Maplehurst Correctional Complex awaiting a video court appearance on August 18, 2020 for charges laid by Peel Regional Police.

Anyone with information about his location is asked to contact police.

Tips can also be submitted anonymously to Crime Stoppers.  "See something? Hear something? Know something? Contact Crime Stoppers" at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or through the web at www.haltoncrimestoppers.ca .​​

****ORIGINAL RELEASE****

Halton Police search for prisoner released by mistake from the Maplehurst Correctional Complex in Milton

At approximately 11pm on Monday August 17th Halton Regional Police Service were notified by staff from the Maplehurst Correctional Complex that a prisoner had been released in error.

Halton Regional Police are requesting the assistance of the public to locate this male and return him to custody.

The inmate released is Amritpal Singh AUJLA (28).

He was last seen leaving the correctional complex on foot and is described as follows:

Male, east Indian, 5'10", slim build, weighing approximately 170lbs, black shoulder length hair, black beard, wearing a black Tommy Hilfiger track suit with a large Tommy Hilfiger symbol printed in the middle of the chest. AUJLA was carrying a black back pack.

If seen do not approach and call 911 for police assistance.

Tips can also be submitted anonymously to Crime Stoppers.  "See something? Hear something? Know something? Contact Crime Stoppers" at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or through the web at www.haltoncrimestoppers.ca .