NYPD on the hunt for escaped prisoner

- The NYPD is asking the public to help them find a suspect who escaped while in custody.
Police say 25-year-old Austin Stevenson was handcuffed and under arrest for criminal trespass in East Harlem early Sunday morning --- when he shoved the escorting officer and took off.

Stevenson was last seen at 104th Street and Lexington Avenue.
He was wearing grey pants and a black t-shirt, is 5'10" tall, approximately 160 pounds, with brown eyes and black hair.

Anyone with information in regards to the whereabouts of Austin Stevenson is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS. The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers Website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or texting their tips to 274637(CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

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