Police Recapture Escaped Napa State Hospital Patient

A Napa State Hospital patient taken in handcuffs to Queen of the Valley Medical Center escaped Thursday afternoon and police briefly closed a north Napa road before recapturing him around 3 p.m.

A  patient escaped in handcuffs from  in Napa Thursday afternoon, causing police to lock down local medical offices as they searched for him.

Pear Tree Lane between Beard Road and Villa Lane was closed for a short time before the escapee, identified in the as a 23-year-old Hispanic man who had been brought to the Queen for an outpatient procedure, was taken back into custody at around 3 p.m.

For more information about the incident, including photographs, please see the Register's article "Napa State patient in custody after escape while leaving Queen."

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Louisa Hufstader June 14, 2012 at 10:09 PM
Police have the escapee in custody, Robert says. Full report and photos coming soon.
Corey Edwards June 14, 2012 at 11:47 PM
Robert is the "Man".
Wayne Morin Jr June 16, 2012 at 05:12 PM
Now show everyone who works at NSH and the clients that this type of crimnal will not be allowed to stay at Napa State Hospital beacuse of his actions, and send him to another hospital/prison.


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