On this day …….. 28th May 1953

The 28th of May 1953, was an interesting day in Ararat, Victoria because to prisoner from the Langi Kal Kal prison farm and a violent patient from the Ararat mental hospital escaped. Police search the area but the men could not be found. The patient who is 53 years of age, was believe to be heading to Melbourne to see his family. Police have warned relatives that the man maybe dangerous. He was wearing white moleskin trousers, and was wrapped in a white or grey asylum blanket. Police were stationed in the streets surrounding is house