CROWN HEIGHTS, Brooklyn (WABC) -- A robbery suspect escaped police custody in Brooklyn Tuesday night, but he was captured just a few hours later.
It happened on Dean Street between Troy and Schenectady avenues just after 8 p.m.
19-year-old Dwyane McCleary was handcuffed at the time and had been taken into custody by the NYPD for a robbery.
He was in the back of the squad car when he managed to escape.
The NYPD reported that they had taken McCleary back into custody sometime after 10 p.m.
Robbery suspect who escaped police custody in Crown Heights captured
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