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Suspect escapes police custody in Harlem

Tuesday, June 25, 2013
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52-year-old Lawrence Mason of Queens

NYPD has recaptured a suspect who escaped while being placed under arrest in Harlem over the weekend.

The suspect is identified as 52-year-old Lawrence Mason, of Queens.

Investigators said Mason escaped using the subway at West 116 Street and Lenox Avenue (Southbound Nos. 2 and 3 lines) shortly after 1 p.m. on Saturday afternoon.

Police finally caught up with Mason on Tuesday and arrested him. Details regarding the arrest were not released.

Mason is facing numerous charges including reckless endangerment, escape, bail jumping and resisting arrest.

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