Prison escapee caught after two days on the loose

The prisoner who escaped from the Zuider Bos prison in Heeurhugowaard on Tuesday is back in custody.

The Public Prosecutor announced that he was arrested on Thursday, ANP reports.

It seems that the man escaped through an electronic door for visitors. He works in the prison as a painter and was painting the visitors room on the morning of the escape.

The man was at large for two days before being caught again.