NEW YORK - Police say a murder suspect who escaped from a Brooklyn station has been caught.

The NYPD has announced that 24-year-old Brandon Santana was taken into custody after he was found hiding in a friend's apartment in The Bronx.

Police claim that an officer had been escorting Santana to a restroom when the suspect knocked the officer down and escaped. He was reportedly not handcuffed at the time.

Santana is charged in connection with the murder of a man during a 2010 fight in the Park Slope area.