Escaped prisoner surrenders in Philadelphia

Friday, September 21, 2012

The manhunt for an escaped Philadelphia prisoner has ended Friday night.

Philadelphia police say escaped prisoner Felix Gonzalez turned himself in to the East Detective Division Friday along with his attorney.

According to authorities, 21-year-old Felix Gonzalez of the 3300 block of Kip Street switched armbands with another prisoner and escaped from police custody around 10:30 a.m. Thursday inside the 25th district headquarters at 3901 Whitaker Avenue.

Gonzalez was arrested on Wednesday, September 19 for narcotics violations and charged with Possession with Intent to Deliver and related offenses.

Gonzalez was being held on $50,000 bail.

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