Mentally Ill Soldier Who Escaped From VA Hospital Caught

A mentally ill soldier who escaped from the VA NY Harbor Health Care System (800 Poly Place) in Dyker Heights yesterday morning has been captured.

The 38-year-old patient managed to sneak out of the VA facility early Tuesday, fleeing in a gray 2001 Audi, writes DNAinfo.

The unidentified soldier was found by police shortly after going AWOL from the hospital.

No one was reported injured.