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NYPD: Man In Handcuffs Escaped From Custody In SoHo

July 21, 2018 - 3:20 pm
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NEW YORK (WCBS 880) -- The NYPD is still searching for a handcuffed thief who fled from police late Friday.

Authorities said the man escaped from the NYPD anti-crime team just before 7:30 p.m. in SoHo.

The man had been arrested for stealing from Nike’s flagship SoHo store at Broadway and Spring Street.

Moments after he was arrested, he took off into a public housing project nearby.

Police lost track of him but continued their search into Saturday.