NYPD: Escaped murder suspect caught

The NYPD says Brandon Santana, 24, injured an officer at the 78th Precinct.

The NYPD says Brandon Santana, 24, injured an officer at the 78th Precinct. (1/25/13)

NEW YORK - Police say a murder suspect who escaped from a Brooklyn station has been caught.

The NYPD has announced that 24-year-old Brandon Santana was taken into custody after he was found hiding in a friend's apartment in The Bronx.

Police claim that an officer had been escorting Santana to a restroom when the suspect knocked the officer down and escaped. He was reportedly not handcuffed at the time.

Santana is charged in connection with the murder of a man during a 2010 fight in the Park Slope area.
 

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