Friday, 20 February 2015 - 11:23
Escaped psych ward prisoner captured
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.
De patiënt die zich gisteren onttrok aan begeleid verlof, is na tip via Burgernet aangehouden en teruggebracht naar de kliniek.— FPC de Rooyse Wissel (@deRooyseWissel) February 20, 2015