Inmate arrested after escaping from police custody in West Hollywood

An inmate, who managed to escape from custody outside the West Hollywood Sheriff’s Station Friday morning, has been rearrested, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department said.

LASD officials said he got away from the station located at San Vicente and Santa Monica boulevards while he was being transported onto a bus around 7 am

He was located Friday evening in Woodland Hills and taken back into custody.

Officials said he had handcuffs on one wrist. Surveillance video shows him causally walking out of a coffee shop.

His name was not released, but officials say he was wanted for robbery.

No further information was immediately available.

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