Police: Man slips handcuffs, escapes police station

February 6, 2019

ST. JOHNSBURY, Vt. (AP) — Police have recaptured an assault suspect who slipped out of his handcuffs and fled a police station in Vermont.

The Caledonian-Record reports 21-year-old Miguel Santiago was being held at the St. Johnsbury Police Station on Tuesday when he escaped.

Police Capt. Jason Gray says one of Santiago’s wrists was handcuffed to a wall when he managed to slip out and run away.

Officers have chase and caught him a short time later.

Santiago is facing multiple charges, including violating an abuse prevention order, escape and aggravated domestic assault.

He is being held on $25,000 bail.


Information from: The Caledonian-Record, http://www.caledonianrecord.com

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