Buffalo Police Search for Escaped Suspect

April 19, 2014 Updated Apr 19, 2014 at 8:01 PM EDT

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Credit: Buffalo Police Department

Buffalo Police Search for Escaped Suspect

April 19, 2014 Updated Apr 19, 2014 at 8:01 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) Buffalo police are searching for a man who escaped custody while receiving treatment at ECMC.

A spokesperson for the Buffalo Police Department tells Eyewitness News 24-year-old Antonio M. Giglia was in custody as a robbery suspect. He fled police just after 1 a.m. Saturday.

The department's Internal Affairs Division is trying to determine how Giglia managed to evade police.

Anyone who has seen Giglia or knows of his whereabouts should call 9-1-1 immediately, or call the Buffalo Police Confidential Tip Line at (716) 847-2255.