A man being transported by federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials escaped custody on Tuesday night.
The unidentified man was being escorted at JFK Airport in Terminal 4 around 8:30 p.m. when he somehow escaped. Surveillance video showed the man fleeing the airport in a taxi.
The Daily News reports the man has been described as a “violent deportee.” He had previously been arrested on a weapons charge.
A search continues for the man.
Source: Daily News
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