Escaped Saskatchewan Penitentiary inmate turns himself in to Saskatoon police

(Herald file photo)

A Saskatchewan Penitentiary escapee turned himself in to the Saskatoon Police Service at about 10 a.m. on Monday.

Inmate Carey Henry was unaccounted for during the 4:30 p.m. count on Wednesday in the minimum security unit. Correctional Service Canada (CSC) immediately contacted Prince Albert RCMP, which issued an arrest warrant.

Henry is serving a sentence of four years and six months for failing to comply with conditions of an undertaking, obstructing a peace officer, possession of property over $5,000 obtained by crime and two offences under the Traffic Safety Act.

CSC is conducting an investigation into the incident.