Wanted Man Caught At Waratah

He spent several hours on the run

A man who escaped from Newcastle's Calvery Mater Hospital while under police custody has now been arrested.

The 20 year old was originally arrested on Wednesday morning charged with breaching bail restrictions, domestic violence-related assault, breach apprehended violence order, and malicious damage.

He was taken to hospital for medical treatment, however he escaped at about 1:30pm, prompting a major police manhunt.

The Carrington man was re-captured in Berrico Avenue, Maryland at 11pm last night.