Police arrested the person who escaped from a Fairfax Hospital after a nine hours search.
Identified by police as Wossen Assaye, the escapee, carjacked two people on his way. News reports showed that the escaped prisoner overpowered a private security guard at the hospital.
The 42 year old Assaye was later arrested in D.C. after hundreds of police forces conducted a search using helicopters. His capture came after a citizen flagged the police about his whereabouts. Washington post Reported Assaye escaped around 3 AM taking a gun from the guard.
Police immediately warned residents to lock their house and stay in door
Assaye is known as the “Bicycle Bandit” and is assumed to be involved in several bank robberies.