Police investigating escape attempt by M'boro prisoner
AN ESCAPE attempt by a prisoner at Maryborough Jail is being investigated by police.
A Queensland Correctives Services spokesman said a prisoner ran from officers while being transferred from an ambulance port at the Hervey Bay Hospital about 5am on Saturday.
Officers chased the man and caught him a short distance away in a carpark.
The prisoner was initially transported to hospital for further medical tests in relation to back and neck pain.
The incident was referred to the Corrective Services Investigation Unit.