James Tweedy, 42, formerly of Newtown Close, Raffles, Carlisle, absconded from HMP Kirkham on Sunday, March 15.
Tweedy was jailed at Carlisle Crown Court in September 2019 for offences including attempted burglary and theft.
Police launched a public appeal to find Tweedy on March 16, but have confirmed he has been found today (March 17).
A spokesperson for Lancashire Police said: "We posted an appeal for help locating wanted James Tweedy, 42, from Carlisle.
"He has since been detained."
Lancashire Police would like to thank the public for their help.