Man Escapes Police After Officers Find Weapon In Car In Bronzeville

Chicago News

CHICAGO (CBS) — A man escaped from police custody Wednesday night, after officers pulled him over in the Bronzeville neighborhood and found a weapon in his car.

Police said officers conducted a traffic stop near 36th and Indiana shortly before 9 p.m., and detained the 39-year-old driver while they searched the car.

After officers recovered a weapon from the rear of the car, the man fled the scene.

Police said the man got away.

Area Central detectives were investigating.

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