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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  • by Get r done on Mar 20, 2008 at 11:30 AM
    Y'all are lucky he did'nt segway-jack you and escape on the rail road- GET R DONE
  • by Bike cops rule! on Mar 19, 2008 at 03:43 PM
    He must have hopped off of the bicycle after he was arrested!
  • by Anonymous Location: BOCO on Mar 19, 2008 at 01:07 PM
    CCCOOOOOOPPPPERRR!!!!!!!!!!

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