Suspect cuffed to chair escapes from police

58-year-old John Caesar is still on the loose


Associated Press

BUFFALO, New York — Authorities are looking for a robbery suspect who escaped from a Buffalo police station by slipping out a back door while handcuffed to a chair.

Police tell Buffalo media outlets that 58-year-old John Caesar was taken into custody Tuesday for questioning in connection with the theft of money from the Anchor Bar, the restaurant known for inventing the city's famous chicken wings.

Officials say Caesar was handcuffed to a chair in a police station when he escaped around 4 p.m. Police say the chair is missing and Caesar may still be handcuffed to it.

 

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