FREDERICTON (GNB) - An inmate at the Dalhousie Regional Correctional Centre was apprehended Tuesday about 40 minutes after escaping.

The inmate left the facility at around 5:40 p.m. and was apprehended nearby by corrections staff and the RCMP at 6:23 p.m. He was back at the facility at 6:42 p.m.

The incident is being investigated by the Department of Justice and Public Safety and the RCMP.