Handcuffed teen escapes police custody

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An 18-year-old male escaped police custody at Empire Boulevard and Nostrand Avenue Wednesday afternoon, police say. An 18-year-old male escaped police custody at Empire Boulevard and Nostrand Avenue Wednesday afternoon, police say.
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An 18-year-old man escaped police custody Wednesday in Brooklny.

The incident happened at Empire Boulevard and Nostrand Avenue afternoon, police say.

Officers had put him in handcuffs just before he took off running, according to authorities.

He was wearing a black tank top and gray sweatpants and fled the scene with the cuffs on.

Sources say he had been arrested in connection with a domestic assault.

Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to call police.

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