Officers have arrested a suspect who escaped custody while being guarded at Health Sciences Centre earlier in the week.

Stephane Martin Bissonnette, 29, fled out a third-storey window at HSC on Sunday.

He was located by patrol members in the area of Balmoral Street and Cumberland Avenue on Jan. 26. He was taken into custody inside a hotel in the area.

Bissonette previously faced charges for a number of robberies and break and enters in October, said police.

He also now faces charges for being unlawfully at large, along with charges for robberies at financial institutions on Jan. 26 in the 300 block of Portage Avenue and in the 1400 block of Main Street, said police.