Woman who escaped from police in Brooklyn back in custody

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Search has ended for Carmen Riley, 30, who escaped police custody in Brooklyn. She has tattoos on the right side of her neck and on her hand, according to police. (Photo: DCPI)

Search has ended for Carmen Riley, 30, who escaped police custody in Brooklyn. She has tattoos on the right side of her neck and on her hand, according to police. (Photo: DCPI)

BROOKLYN (PIX11)– A 30-year-old woman accused of taking a rental car and escaping police custody Friday in Brooklyn has been caught.

Police officers saw Carmen Riley, 30, driving a grey 2013 Altima without wearing a seatbelt near 3053 Atlantic Avenue before 2 p.m. Friday and determined she was driving a rental car she was supposed to return on Jan. 31., according to NYPD.

Cops say Riley, who was driving with a suspended license, was arrested and placed with unauthorized use of a vehicle and aggravated unlicensed operator charges.

Riley complained about not feeling well and was transported to Brookdale Hospital, where she escaped police custody and left the hospital at approximately 5:40 p.m., police say.

Police apprehended the woman around 7:05 p.m. Saturday in the vincinity of Jamaica Avenue and Nichols Avenue.

She has been additionally charged with one count of obstructing governmental administration and one count of escape.