Escape and recapture of inmate from federal training center in Laval

He escaped, but he wasn't free for long.

Police apprehended Jean-François Bessette after the inmate managed to flee a minimum security federal training center in Laval during the noon hour on Friday.

Officials noticed he was gone during a head count.

The Correctional Service of Canada, (CSC), immediately contacted the Sûreté du Québec and a warrant for his arrest was issued.

Bessette was collared about four hours later. 

The CSC is conducting an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the incident. 

Bessette may face new criminal charges.