Cuffed Man Escapes Police Custody In Brooklyn

January 20, 2019 - 1:32 pm

NEW YORK (WCBS 880) – Police are searching for a man in handcuffs who escaped police custody in Brooklyn Saturday evening.

Police officers from the Department of Homeless Services were taking 31-year-old Jose Bisono to Brooklyn Criminal Court on Schermerhorn Street in Boerum Hill, when he pulled away from officers and fled on foot, the NYPD says.

Bisono was last seen heading down Smith Street with his hands cuffed behind his back.

Anyone with information is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477).