Bernburg (dpa/sa) - The police arrested a 39-year-old criminal who had fled from the open prison in Bernburg (Salzland district) on Wednesday. The police announced on Friday evening. According to the information, the man had undertaken to present himself regularly during a trial stay in a facility in Dessau-Roßlau to monitor the progress of his therapy.
The so-called correctional facility is responsible for the care of mentally ill or addicted offenders. The man is housed in Bernburg for robbery, as his crime was related to drug addiction.