Police search for handcuffed escapee

Dandre Brown (Courtesy, BRPD)
Dandre Brown (Courtesy, BRPD)

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - Baton Rouge police are searching for a man who escaped police custody just before midnight Tuesday.

Police received an anonymous tip that people were selling drugs at Marino's Food Mart at 2738 Weller Avenue. Dandre Brown, 23, along with a few other individuals were apprehended and detained at the scene as officers fully investigated the incident. Brown was able to flee from officers while handcuffed and is still at large.

Brown is a black male with dreadlocks, 5'9", has four gold teeth, and has a tattoo of a cross in the center of his face.

If you have any information that can help police, call Crime Stoppers at 344-STOP.

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