A 31-year-old inmate at the Regina Correctional Centre is back in custody after a brief escape on Wednesday afternoon.
The ministry of Corrections, Policing and Public Safety says Michael Riley Obey, who was in remand custody for weapons, assault and other charges, escaped around 2:30 while on a medical escort. He was apprehended about two hours later
During the escape, two correctional officers received serious but non life-threatening injuries. They are being treated for their injuries.
A review into the circumstances of the escape to prevent similar incidents from happening in the future will be held.