Escaped psych ward prisoner captured

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The psychiatric prisoner who escaped during supervised leave yesterday, has been captured, 1Limburg reports. He is a patient in the Forensic Psychiatric Center De Rooyse Wissel in Oostrum. 

The police found him after a tip from a citizen, Venray mayor Hans Gilissen and the psychiatric clinic reported on Twitter.

The 52 year old man escaped from his overseer around 17:30 yesterday afternoon during a walk in Geijsteren. After his escape the police launched a search in geijsteren, Wanssum, Maashees in Brabant and the surroundings. A helicopter was also deployed to help with the search.

 

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