The Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction(ODRC) confirmed the escape of an inmate from the Franklin Medical Center late evening on Tuesday, August 28.
Franklin Medical Center is a secure medical facility located on Harmon Avenue in Columbus that is operated by the ODRC.
Robert Walters, 45, an inmate from Clark County who was serving a four year sentence for breaking and entering and receiving stolen property, escaped the facility at 11:27pm.
According to the ODRC, on Wednesday, August 29 at approximately 1:43am, he was apprehended by the Franklin County Sheriff’s Department and returned to custody.
The incident is still under investigation according to ODRC spokesperson JoEllen Smith.