****NYPD ESCAPED PRISONER****
The New York City Police Department is asking the public's assistance identifying the suspect wanted for escaping police custody within the confines of the 49th Precinct. Details are as follows:
On Thursday, October 19, 2017, at 2255 hours police responded to a report of an assault in progress in the vicinity of White Plains Road and Arnow Avenue. Upon arrival, officers observed the suspect discarding a quantity of narcotics and placed the male into custody. The suspect fled from the officers onto Bronx Park East where officers lost sight of him.
Dark complexion, approximately 6'1", 175 lbs., brown eyes, black hair, last seen wearing sneakers (unknown color), gray sweater and a scar on the right side of the face.
Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS or for Spanish 1-888-57-PISTA (74782)