Yorkton RCMP re-arrest man who had escaped custody

Yorkton RCMP say they have apprehended a man who escaped custody earlier on Sunday.

Man was still in handcuffs when he escaped from a medical escort Sunday

RCMP say a man who escaped from a Yorkton hospital was located at a home in the city. (John Robertson/CBC)

A man who escaped police custody during a medical escort on Sunday has been apprehended, police say.

The 33-year-old man had been taken to a hospital in Yorkton after requesting medical assistance.

While still handcuffed, he escaped out of a rear exit of the hospital and made his way south.

He was wearing pyjama pants, a hoodie and slippers at the time.

On Tuesday morning, police said they had found the man at a home in Yorkton.

No other information was released.