Prisoner Escapes During Medical Leave in Winnipeg; Quickly Recaptured

Prisoner Escapes During Medical Leave in Winnipeg; Quickly Recaptured

Stony Mountain Institution
Stony Mountain Institution (STAN MILOSEVIC / CHRISD.CA FILE)

A prisoner who escaped during a medical leave to Winnipeg on Thursday is back behind bars.

Jacques Larente had escaped during an escorted medical leave from the Stony Mountain Institution just before 3 p.m.

Winnipeg police were contacted by Correctional Service Canada and were able to apprehend the prisoner at around 4:40 p.m.

An investigation has been launched to determine how Larente was able to escape custody while in the city.

— Staff


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