Northern Ireland

Inmate caught after hospital visit escape

Causeway Hospital
Image caption Victor Kennedy, 40, was being taken for treatment at Causeway Hospital when he escaped

A prisoner has been recaptured after he escaped from prison officers during a visit to Causeway Hospital in Coleraine, County Londonderry.

Victor Kennedy, 40, was being taken for treatment to an arm injury on Sunday night when he made off.

Police said he was found in the early hours of Monday morning.

Mr Kennedy was returned to Magilligan Prison at about 02:00 BST. Police have thanked the public for their assistance.

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