ZACHARY, La. (BRPROUD) — A prisoner who escaped Lane Regional Medical Center Tuesday afternoon was shortly re-captured by authorities.

The Zachary Police Department said the prisoner escaped the hospital around 2 p.m. Police said the prisoner was being guarded by another agency when he escaped.

He was caught behind a Best Western in a wooded area.

Lane Regional Medical Center is located at 6300 Main Street in Zachary.