Prisoner signs for another's belongings and walks away from Wilkens Precinct

September 01, 1997|BY A SUN STAFF WRITER

A 32-year-old Southwest Baltimore man escaped from police custody at the Wilkens Precinct yesterday, Baltimore County police reported.

William Paul Anthony of the 2500 block of Marbourne Ave. was being held at the precinct on charges of theft and failure to appear, according to police.

Police said Anthony identified himself as another prisoner, signed for the prisoner's belongings and was released about 2 p.m.

When recaptured, Anthony will be charged with escape and another theft offense, county police said.

Pub Date: 9/01/97

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