DEDHAM, MASS. (WHDH) - A prisoner who escaped from Dedham District Court Monday morning is back in custody.

Police were seen chasing after the man when he took off while waiting for a hearing at the courthouse. He made it outside the building where he led court officers on a foot chase through the area.

Officers were eventually able to track the man down behind a nearby building.

No other information was immediately available.

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