Police arrest man who fled from St. E's

YOUNGSTOWN — A man police were looking for who escaped from St. Elizabeth Health Center early Wednesday morning was found hiding behind a tree, reports said.

Reports said officers were looking for 53-year-old Dennis Ray, no address listed, who was being treated at the hospital for an undisclosed ailment after he was arrested on an earlier burglary call. He later walked out of the hospital.

He was found hiding behind a tree about 8:20 a.m. at the East Bound Service Road and Belmont Avenue on the North Side and was arrested on a charge of obstruction of official business and taken to Mahoning County jail. He is expected to be arraigned in municipal court Friday.

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