Note: This story was updated Tuesday morning to reflect the fact that the escaped inmate had been located.
The 24-year-old man who escaped Georgia Regional Hospital on Sunday was seen Monday night, arrested and returned to the hospital, according to a news release from Chatham County Sheriff's Office.
Tray Hancock escaped around 11 a.m. on Sunday, according to Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Emily Skolrood Monday morning. He was seen near Quacco Road on Monday and arrested around 7 p.m. By about 8:15 p.m., Hancock was safely returned to the hospital.
Hancock was wanted on charges of simple battery, theft and obstruction, according to the release. He is described as a 5-foot-7 white male weighing about 160 lbs. with short brown hair and facial tattoos. He was last seen wearing a black tank top and red patterned shorts, according to the Sheriff's Office.
Georgia Regional Hospital is facility for "mentally ill adults and individuals living with developmental disabilities from its 24-county catchment area in Southeast Georgia," according to the Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities website.
The Savannah and Chatham County police departments were actively searching for the inmate after his escape, according to the release.