NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A prisoner was recaptured late Tuesday after police said he bolted from in Crown Heights, Brooklyn.
Police told CBS2 that Dwyane McCleary, 21, who had been wanted on second-degree robbery charges, escaped from while in handcuffs around 8:15 p.m.
He took off as officers tried to place him in the back of a squad car in front of his home at Troy Avenue and Dean Street in Brooklyn, police said.
One officer suffered a minor hand laceration during the incident and was being treated at an area hospital late Tuesday, police told 1010 WINS.
Police said at 10:20 p.m. that McCleary had been located and apprehended after spending about two hours on the loose.
He was found hiding in a nearby apartment building, police said.