Alleged Child Molester Back in Custody After Hours-Long Escape From NYPD in Brooklyn: Officials

No picture of Truman Castillo has been released, but police said he has a scar above one of his eyebrows

A suspected child molester is back in custody hours after escaping police as they tried to file the paperwork necessary for arrest early Friday, authorities said.

Brooklyn neighborhood hunting for an escaped prisoner accused of forcibly touching a young child, officials say.

Truman Castillo, who is accused of touching a child younger than age 11, somehow ran out of the front door at 45 Nevins St., the Child Abuse Squad building, in Boerum Hill. Police do not believe Castillo was handcuffed when he ran outside.

Cops swarmed the neighborhood looking for him. He was re-apprehended shortly after 7 a.m., though the circumstances of his capture weren't immediately clear. 

It also wasn't clear if Castillo had an attorney.

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