Handcuffed Man Captured After Escaping Police Custody in Brooklyn, Sources Say - NBC New York

Handcuffed Man Captured After Escaping Police Custody in Brooklyn, Sources Say

His name was not immediately released

    processing...

    NEWSLETTERS

    Escaped Prisoner Nabbed in Brooklyn

    Authorities are looking for a man who escaped police custody in downtown Brooklyn Monday. Adam Kuperstein reports.

    (Published Monday, Oct. 7, 2019)

    What to Know

    • Authorities were looking for a man who escaped police custody in downtown Brooklyn Monday

    • The man, whose name has not been released, had his hands cuffed in front of him and was en route to Central Booking when he escaped

    • He took off near Atlantic Avenue and Court Street around 11:30 a.m.; he was found a few hours later

    UPDATE: Handcuffed Man Still on Loose After All After Ditching NYPD

    Police launched a manhunt Monday for a man who escaped police custody while his hands were cuffed in front of him in Brooklyn, law enforcement sources familiar with the case tell News 4. 

    The prisoner, who had been arrested on an armed robbery charge, was being walked into Central Booking when he took off near Atlantic Avenue and Court Street around 11:30 a.m., law enforcement sources say. He was captured a few hours later. 

    His name was not immediately released. 

    Escaped Prisoner on the Loose in Brooklyn; Cops Swarm Scene

    [NY] Escaped Prisoner on the Loose in Brooklyn; Cops Swarm Scene
    Police are looking for a man who escaped police custody while his hands were cuffed in front of him in Brooklyn Monday, law enforcement sources familiar with the case tell News 4.
    (Published Monday, Oct. 7, 2019)

    Chopper 4 showed a large police response at the scene, with authorities canvassing area businesses and other locations.

    Get the latest from NBC 4 New York anywhere, anytime

    • Download the App

      Available for IOS and Android