February 02, 2017 11:34 ET
LAVAL, QUÉBEC--(Marketwired - Feb. 2, 2017) - On February 1st, 2017 at about 8:35 p.m., Laurianne Lévesque, an inmate from Joliette Institution, escaped.
The Correctional Service of Canada (CSC) immediately contacted the Sûreté du Québec.
Approximately 35 minutes later, at 9:10 p.m., the fugitive was apprehended by the police. CSC is conducting an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the incident.
Ensuring the safety and security of institutions, staff, and public remains the highest priority in the operations of the federal correctional system.
Jean-Yves RoyRegional Manager, CommunicationsCorrectional Service CanadaLaval (450) 967-3350
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