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Prisoner caught 5 days after escape in central China province


09:13, October 31, 2011

ZHENGZHOU, Oct. 30 (Xinhua) -- Police in central China's Henan Province on Sunday caught a prisoner who escaped from a local prison five days ago.

Dong Yunhai, 23, was caught at noon time in his hometown city of Linzhou in Henan, said a police spokesman. Her escaped from the Yubei Prison in Xinxiang City on Tuesday by climbing over the wall.

Dong was serving the fifth year of a 14-year sentence for robbery and he may face another three years' jail term for prison break according to law, said the spokesman.

Further detail about the escape is being investigated.


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