Prisoner recaptured hours after escaping from Caura Hospital

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    A prisoner, who escaped while receiving medical attention at Caura Hospital last night, has been recaptured.

    According to police, the man ran off around 7:18pm prompting a response from several units, including Air Support.

    Officers monitored CCTV cameras in the northern division and saw a man matching the prisoner’s description walking along Goya Road around 12:50am today.

    Within minutes, officers arrived at the location, arrested the prisoner and took him to Arouca Police Station.