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
De voortvluchtige tbs'er van de Rooyse Wissel is vanmorgen, na melding @Burgernet_LB gevonden en opgepakt.
— Hans Gilissen (@HansGilissen) February 20, 2015