Police track down hospital escapee

Police track down hospital escapee

A man is now back in custody after reportedly escaping from an East Texas hospital, where he was undergoing a mental evaluation.

Tyler Police were called around 7pm Monday night to Beckham Avenue upon reports that a man had escaped from ETMC in Tyler.

He was found by officers a short distance later and taken back to the hospital.

Because this is a medical incident, police say they will not be releasing his name at this time.

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