TWO people who broke into the Broadmoor Hospital site were arrested last night.

Police have quashed social media rumours that patients had escaped, confirming that the helicopter over the Crowthorne area was looking for the reported intruders.

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A 45-year-old man from Essex and a 45-year-old woman from Ipswich were arrested on suspicion of aggravated trespass and being found on enclosed premises.

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They are in police custody at this time.