Handcuffed Fla. man opened car door, escaped
Ridgh Genesis Achille, 19, escaped after complaining he was claustrophobic and couldn't breathe
ALTAMONTE SPRINGS, Fla. — Police in central Florida say a man who was handcuffed somehow managed to open a police cruiser's door and escape after complaining he was claustrophobic and couldn't breathe.
Altamonte Springs police say the officer had opened the windows slightly for 19-year-old Ridgh Genesis Achille, who had been arrested Friday night on a shoplifting charge. On the way to the jail, the man somehow opened the door from the outside and took off running.
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The Orlando Sentinel reports that officers, police dogs and even a helicopter were still trying to find Achille on Saturday morning.