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Police Arrest Man Who Escaped Custody At Harrison Station

Police are searching in Harrison for a man who escaped from custody while being arrested at the train station Wednesday night.
Police are searching in Harrison for a man who escaped from custody while being arrested at the train station Wednesday night. Photo Credit: The Daily Voice File Photo

HARRISON, N.Y. -- UPDATE 10:30 a.m. Police have arrested the man who escaped custody at the Harrison train station Wednesday night.

The suspect was taken into custody Thursday morning, MTA spokesperson Aaron Donovan said. The man was arrested at the home of a woman who was with him during the domestic dispute at the Harrison station.

Police have not yet released the man's name or what he is being charged with.

ORIGINAL STORY:

Police are searching for a man who escaped custody while being arrested at the Harrison train station late Wednesday night.

MTA police were called to the scene at around 9:20 p.m. on reports of a domestic dispute in the parking lot, according to MTA spokesperson Aaron Donovan. Police found the man in question in a parked car, and while they were handcuffing him he managed to escape custody and flee the scene.

A search was still under way Thursday morning, but Donovan said that officers know who the man is.

"He is still not in custody, but we expect to find him. He does not present a threat to the public," Donovan said.

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