THE BRONX - Police are on the hunt for a man who escaped from police custody while in handcuffs.
The NYPD says they had William Monge-Betancourt, 23, in custody at around 10 p.m. Friday night when he wrestled himself away from the arresting officers and ran across the Cross Bronx Expressway against traffic.
They say Monge-Bettancourt had been pulled over for speeding when cops discovered marijuana and other drugs.
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Anyone with information regarding his whereabouts is urged to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS.