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Police capture escaped prisoner
A fire engine ladder was extended to give police access to the roof and ceiling area of Liberty Regional Medical Center Tuesday night as police searched for an escaped prisoner. - photo by Photo by Lewis Levine

Hinesville Police Department is reporting they have captured the escaped prisoner. The man was found on the ceiling of Liberty Regoional Medical Center near the emergency room area.

There is still no report on how the man escaped, but the prisoner was still in shackles and a prison jumpsuit when he made a break from police.

The hospital was operational throughout the search. HPD had restricted hospital access to the public throughout the search but expect things to go back to normal.

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