Birmingham Police searching for escaped suspect who manipulated handcuffs, bolted from police car

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December 25 2021 12:00 am

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — The Birmingham Police Department is searching for a man who escaped police custody Sunday morning.

According to BPD, 28-year-old Kameron Connell was taken into custody Sunday morning following a domestic disturbance call. He was transported to the Birmingham City Jail pending domestic violence-related charges.

While at the city jail, Connell escaped from police custody after manipulating his handcuffs to the front of his body and fleeing on foot from the back of a patrol car once the door was opened.

Connell is described as being 5-foot-9 and weighing 170 pounds with a dark complexion and dreadlocks. He has “Kerry” tattooed above his right eyebrow, unidentified tattoos under his left and right eyes, and an unidentified tattoo in between his eyebrows.

He was last seen wearing a black, white, and orange jacket, grey shirt, black athletic pants with “skull” near the left ankle, and white high-top Nike Air Force One sneakers.

Anyone that sees Connell is asked to not approach him and call 911 immediately, as he is considered dangerous.

Stay with CBS 42 as this is a developing story.

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