NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Police have released a photo of a man they say escaped arrest Friday night in SoHo.

Officers responded to a report of a person wanted for a past crime of petit larceny in the area of Spring Street and Broadway.

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Police arrested Alize Scruggs, 21, of North Carolina. She was charged with petit larceny, criminal possession of stolen property and possession of burglary tools.

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Officers were in the process of arresting Derek Robinson, 38, when he took off heading north on Mercer Street, police said.

He’s described as a black man, 5 feet 9 inches tall, 160 pounds with facial hair. He was last seen wearing a blue and white shirt, blue jeans and high-top sneakers.

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Anyone with information is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-700-577-TIPS (8477), or for Spanish 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). You can also submit a tip via the Crime Stoppers website, or by texting a tip to 274637 (CRIMES) and then entering TIP577.