WEST FARMS, Bronx – Authorities are searching for a 19-year-old man who escaped police custody in the West Farms section of the Bronx late Monday.
The NYPD said Narciso Rosario was being handcuffed along with a 26-year-old man at the intersection of East 178th Street and Hughes Avenue around 9:40 p.m. Monday. Rosario struggled with police and managed to get away, police said.
Rosario was last seen running north on Hughes Avenue toward East 179th Street.
He is described as being 6 feet tall, weighing around 190 pounds, with brown eyes and black hair. He was last seen wearing a black jacket, black baseball cap, dark-colored jeans and multi-colored sneakers.
Rosario was arrested on in May for burglary, police said.
Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477).