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Prisoner captured after escaping police custody in Brooklyn: NYPD

BOERUM HILL, Brooklyn — A prisoner who escaped police custody was caught Friday morning, according to NYPD officials.

The man had been taken into custody Thursday evening and was being questioned on allegations of forcibly touching a minor when he fled through the front door of the Brooklyn Child Abuse Squad along Nevins and Schermerhorn streets in Boerum Hill, according to police.

He was located around 7 a.m. Friday, according to police. Additional details surrounding his capture were not released.

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