Prisoner who escaped from Queens hospital captured

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Inmate George Jordan, 26, has been found after he escaped his handcuffs from a Queens hospital. (NYPD)

FAR ROCKAWAY, New York (PIX11) —The prisoner who slipped out of his handcuffs at St. John’s Hospital Friday night has been captured,  police say.

George Jordan, 26, was being treated for prior condition after he was arrested for shoplifting bars of soap and other items from a Queens pharmacy and resisting arrest.

Jordan was found Saturday inside a Far Rockaway home.


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