Escaped Prisoner Recaptured: Police

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    NBC10.com

    A prisoner is back in custody after investigators say he managed to escape police.

    Police say they were transporting the unidentified man from Aria-Torresdale Hospital when he somehow managed to escape the vehicle early Saturday morning.

    The man then allegedly hid near homes on the 4000 block of Chalfont Street in Northeast Philadelphia.

    Investigators say the man was later found and taken back into custody.

    Police have not yet revealed the man’s identity, the original charges against him or how he managed to escape. They plan to release more information on the incident later on during the day.

    This story is developing. Stay with NBC10.com for updates.