Federal prisoner who fled Kansas City hospital captured
KANSAS CITY (AP) - U.S. Marshals are say they have found a federal prisoner who escaped from a Kansas City hospital.
The Marshals service says Larence Garth, of Kansas City, was captured Wednesday afternoon at a Kansas City home after authorities received a tip.
Garth escaped Tuesday from Truman Medical Center, where he was receiving medical treatment. Authorities say he ran east from the hospital and tried to solicit at a ride from at least one person, who refused.
He was being held on a charge of being a felon in possession of a firearm.