Manhunt ends as police arrest handcuffed suspect who escaped from squad

By Jordan LaPier and Lindsey Collom
The Arizona Republic
Related: 50 Ariz. officers on lookout for suspect who escaped custody

PHOENIX, Ariz. Phoenix police Thursday arrested a man after more than 50 Phoenix police officers scoured an area near 16th Street and Northern Avenue for the suspect, who managed to escape while briefly in custody.

Authorities tracked Lonnie Hansel, 36, to a condominium complex on a tip from a tenant who heard noise coming from a supposedly empty unit.

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