Police find escaped federal inmate in St. Paul, Alta.

Police have found the 20-year-old federal inmate who escaped police custody more than 150 kilometres away.

Fort Saskatchewan RCMP had been looking for Douglas Bruno John, who escaped from a hospital, since 1:40 p.m. Saturday. 

John was able to steal an unoccupied truck that was left running at a nearby residence.

At 5 p.m., police located the stolen truck on Highway 29 near St. Paul, Alta. After a short pursuit, police arrested John and recovered the truck. No injuries were reported.

John was serving a sentence at the Edmonton Institution for armed robbery.