Escaped convict apprehended in Regina

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Shawn William Wilton has been arrested and placed back in custody.

Shawn William Wilton.

The 30-year-old escaped from the Regina Correctional Centre on July 28 while working outside.

He was found and arrested in Regina on Tuesday night.

His escape is being reviewed to determine how it happened and what can be done to prevent the same method from being employed again in the future, according to a government release.

Wilton is serving a one-year sentence for possession of firearms, failure to comply and possession of stolen property.

Organizations: Regina Correctional Centre

Geographic location: Regina

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