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UPDATE: Escaped convict caught in Victoria

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(Update 7:40am)

Victoria Police say escaped convict Michael Douglas Sheets is back behind bars.

He was picked up at a home in Victoria.  Police say he was arrested without incident.

ORIGINAL STORY:

Police on the Island are hunting for an escaped convict.

44 year old Michael Douglas Sheets was serving time at the William Head Institution in Metchosin for a 2004 arson that claimed the lives of two children in Calgary.

Officials say he got away from supervisors on an “escorted temporary absence” from the minimum security prison.

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Sheets is white, 5′ 6″, 141 pounds with hazel eyes and grey hair. He also has several tattoos including a skull and wings, hearts, and “4 ever” on his right forearm.

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