Man Escapes Custody From Police In Wilkes-Barre


WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) – Wilkes-Barre Police are looking for a man who allegedly escaped custody on Monday. 

It all happened around 5:00PM on Monday near Barney Street. Officers say the suspect was handcuffed when he managed to break free.

The suspect is described as African-American wearing dark clothes. He was last seen near Franklin and Division Street near the Hanover Township area.  He is considered dangerous. 

If you have any information on this, contact Wilkes-Barre Police. 

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