UPDATE: The prisoner has been caught on Waterloo Road, Arouca.
Earlier: A manhunt is now on for a prisoner who escaped from the Golden Grove Prison in Arouca.
A large team of police and prison officers are at this time searching Arouca and surrounding areas.
The prisoner has been identified as Nicholas Ali.
He had been serving a four-month sentence for possession of paraphernalia used to abuse drugs.
He escaped sometime between 11.30 and 12.30 this morning.
He was re-captured with the assistance of residents.