Regina jail inmate recaptured in city after escape

Shaun William Wilton walked away from a work site outside the jail's perimeter fence on Monday. Wilton was arrested in Regina Tuesday night.

Officials say Shaun William Wilton was arrested in Regina last night.

An escapee from the Regina Correctional Centre has been recaptured.

Officials say Shaun William Wilton was arrested Tuesday night in Regina.

Wilton walked away from a work site outside the jail's perimeter fence on Monday afternoon, leading to a request for the public's help in finding him.

Corrections officials say they are reviewing his escape to try to prevent another from happening.

Wilton had been serving a one-year sentence for possession of firearms, possession of stolen property and failing to comply.