RCMP recapture escaped inmate in New Brunswick

DORCHESTER, N.B. -- RCMP say they have recaptured a 29-year-old inmate who escaped from Dorchester Penitentiary on Friday.

The Mounties say they arrested Jeffrey MacLean in Fredericton with the help of city police in the New Brunswick capital.

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He was found less than five hours after corrections officials say he escaped from Dorchester.

Police allege he stole a car and assaulted the driver in nearby Memramcook.

MacLean, from Dalhousie, N.B., was serving a sentence of more than nine years for a number of offences including armed robbery.

Police say MacLean will appear in court at a later date to face charges in connection with the escape.


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