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Thirty Six Year Old David Anderson is back behind bars.

Anderson was captured by San Diego Police early today. Anderson escaped from the California Medical Facility at Vacaville April 10, 1997.

“I want to thank law enforcement agencies throughout California, the FBI, and CDC investigative staff for their hard work in searching for Anderson” said Corrections Interim Director Thomas Maddock.

San Diego Police took Anderson into custody about 1 a.m. in connection with an armed robbery of a restaurant. Police report Anderson was armed with a sawed off shotgun.

Anderson had been sent to prison in 1981 for killing a man during a robbery in San Diego. He was convicted of Murder and sent to prison for 16 years to Life.