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‘BE ON LOOKOUT!’: Woman escapes King police custody with handcuffs on

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KING, N.C. — A woman escaped police custody with handcuffs still on Thursday morning in King, according to police.

Officers responded to a larceny at a Sheetz and stopped a suspect vehicle.

One officer was detaining four suspects when the driver of the vehicle, a woman, escaped while cuffed behind her back.

The woman ran into the woods.

Police say she was last seen near the Glen Oaks subdivision with handcuffs still on.

The City of King wrote in an announcement, “BE ON LOOKOUT!”

She is described as a white woman standing at 5 feet tall and weighing about 110 pounds. She has a slim build and blonde hair.

She was wearing a burgundy hoodie and jeans.

Police do not believe the woman is armed.

Other suspects in custody are reportedly not being cooperative.

Police ask anyone who sees this person to call 911.

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