Man who escaped from Sask. Pen back in custody
Man went unaccounted for during head count on New Year's Eve
A man who escaped the minimum security unit at Saskatchewan Penitentiary is back in custody.
The convict, serving time for robbery and assault with a weapon, was reported missing after he was unaccounted for during a head count on New Year's Eve.
The man was allegedly spotted driving a stolen Correctional Service of Canada pickup truck near Yorkton.
He's serving a seven-year sentence at the prison in Prince Albert for assault causing bodily harm, assault with a weapon, robbery, motor vehicle theft and possession of property obtained by crime.