Man in police custody tries to escape

February 15, 2009 6:07:49 AM PST
A drug suspect kicked out a window of a police cruiser and made a run for it last night. [SIGN UP: Get headlines and breaking news sent to you]

Investigators say they had cuffed a man and placed him in the back of a police car in north Houston, but the handcuffed suspect kicked out a side window, jumped out and ran. Police officers ran after him, finding him behind a home near East 32nd Street at Hinton. He was put back into a police car.

The suspect was originally arrested for drug possession charges.

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