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Escaped Prisoner Caught in Upper Manhattan

Monday, May 06, 2013

Police say they've caught the18-year-old  fugitive who's escape shut down train lines across upper Manhattan.

The NYPD says it's looking for a suspect in a grand larceny case who escaped from the back of a police car earlier this morning.

Vicens Vuktilaj is suspected in a string of robberies in the neighborhood. He escaped from the back of a police car early Monday morning.

The escape prompted the partial suspension of the A, B, C and D lines for nearly three hours this afternoon.  Service was restored around 1 p.m.

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