Prisoner Evades Capture Inside Glen Ridge Hospital

Police in Glen Ridge assisted Cedar Grove Police capture a prisoner who temporarily evaded capture after he somehow physically disconnected from police inside the Mountainside Hospital this afternoon.

According to preliminary reports, the incident happens at around 2:30 p.m. when Cedar Grove police officers transported a prisoner to the hospital for medical care.

The prisoner somehow got away from police and was found hiding inside the hospital reports said.

Police took the prisoner back into custody a short time later.

Authorities are continuing to investigate how the suspect got loose.