Man Escapes Police While In Handcuffs

A man is behind bars after he escaped police while in handcuffs early Wednesday morning near the University of Kentucky campus.

27 NEWSFIRST was the only station on the scene as police captured the escapee.

Police say he escaped custody near Virginia Avenue and South Limestone Street after being arrested by UK Police.

Police later found him near Virginia Avenue about one hour later.

Lexington Police assisted in the search.

Police haven't said why the man was arrested in the first place.

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