Man escapes police custody in Queens: police

Posted at 4:50 AM, Jan 30, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-30 17:26:29-05

LONG ISLAND CITY, Queens — A man in police custody escaped from officers in Queens Tuesday night.

Mohamed Saleh was taken into custody in the vicinity of the Queensbridge Houses in Long Island City on drug possessions and sale charges at about 10 p.m., police said.

While Saleh and others were led out of the location, he evaded police, authorities said.

It was not immediately known if Saleh was handcuffed.

Anyone with information on Saleh’s whereabouts is asked to call 911 or the 114th Precinct at 718-626-9311.