Prisoner flees guards during medical leave; quickly recaptured

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WINNIPEG — A prisoner is back behind bars after a brief escape in Winnipeg on Thursday afternoon.

Correctional Service Canada says Jacques Larente had escaped during an escorted medical leave from the Stony Mountain Institution just before 3 p.m.

Winnipeg police were notified and they arrested Larente at about 4:40 p.m..

Officials from Correctional Service Canada and Stony Mountain are conducting a joint investigation to determine how Larente was able to escape his guards.

01/01/2016 00:01  By: Metro News

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