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Police searching for escaped suspect who took off in stolen car

Posted at 3:58 PM, Mar 06, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-06 15:58:01-05

PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY, Md. (WMAR) — Prince George's County Police need help finding a suspect who escaped custody and took off in a stolen car.

Shawn Addison, of Washington D.C., reportedly slipped out of handcuffs while at the Police Department's Criminal Investigation Division Friday afternoon.

Police say he stole an unoccupied Toyota Rav 4 that was left running in a nearby neighborhood. He was last seen on Southern Avenue before police lost sight of him.

Addison was arrested for operating a stolen car in the first place.

If you see him, police are asking that you don't approach and call 911.