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Woman arrested after escaping Hamilton forensic psychiatric unit

She was seen in Kitchener after being dropped off in a cab on July 14
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A woman who had escaped from St. Joseph’s Forensic Psychiatry Unit in Hamilton has been found and arrested.

On Monday, Hamilton Police say Crystal Lavergne was found in the Toronto area and was brought back to the city.

The 38-year-old had been reported missing from the Hamilton facility on the afternoon of July 14.  About an hour later, police say she was seen getting out of a cab in the Ottawa Street and Alpine Road area of Kitchener.

Lavergne faces the criminal charge of Escape Lawful Custody.

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