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