WASHINGTON — Two men who escaped the “secure area” of a D.C. hospital Thursday while receiving treatment, were arrested several hours later and charged with prisoner escape, D.C. police said.
Eric Calvin Rucker, 49, and Christopher Taylor, 29, were located and re-arrested Thursday, police said in a news release.
Rucker was initially wanted by the U.S. Marhals Service for parole violation, police said. Taylor was wanted by the Montgomery County Police Department for robbery, police say.
The hospital the pair escaped from is located at the 1300 block of Southern Avenue in Southeast D.C. It was formerly the Rehabilitation Center of Washington.
Like WTOP on Facebook and follow @WTOP on Twitter to engage in conversation about this article and others.
© 2018 WTOP. All Rights Reserved. This website is not intended for users located within the European Economic Area.
Looking for a meal that's easy to make in your slow cooker? Here are some ideas.
Need a break? Play a quick game of solitaire or Sudoku. Or take one of our fun quizzes!