Escape

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Prisoner Escapes Police Custody In Prospect Heights, Brooklyn

The suspect escaped from custody at Atlantic and Vanderbilt avenues, on the cusp of Fort Greene and Prospect Heights, Brooklyn, around 7 p.m., police said.

04/07/2014

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Police: Suspects Burglarized Queens Bodega, Tried To Escape Through Ceiling

Five men allegedly stole merchandise and broke into an ATM before trying to escape a Queens bodega through a hole in the roof – but officers caught them all soon afterward, police said Monday.

01/06/2014

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Dick Van Dyke Escapes Burning Car Without Injury In Southern California

Legendary actor Dick Van Dyke escaped without injury after he was rescued from his burning sports car Monday in Southern California.

08/19/2013

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Teacher Who Did Time For Child Porn Vanishes From Halfway House

A former Long Island elementary school teacher who served a 6 1/2-year prison term for downloading child pornography has now disappeared from the halfway house where he was living in Brooklyn.

06/08/2013

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Paterson, N.J., Couple Jumps To Neighbor’s House To Escape Fire

A Paterson couple escaped their burning home by jumping from their roof onto a neighbor’s roof, and climbing through that neighbor’s bedroom window, witnesses said.

12/01/2012

Prisoner Bathroom Escape Attempt

Prisoner Under Police Guard Goes To N.J. Hospital Restroom, Tries To Escape

A prisoner under police guard at Jersey City Medical Center said he was just going to the restroom, but ended up climbing into the ceiling and trying to escape, police said.

CBS 2–10/15/2012

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Police: Man Captured After Attempting To Break Out Of Riverhead Jail

Authorities said the escape was not planned, but rather Jose Garcia just decided to start climbing the fence surrounding the exercise yard at the Riverhead Long Island Correctional Facility.

04/14/2011