A man is on the run after escaping from police custody at Miranda overnight.
Just after 8.30pm, police were called to Kitchener Place at Caringbah after receiving reports of a break and enter.
Upon arrival, officers arrested a 31-year-old man following a short struggle and transported him to Miranda Police Station.
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While at the station, the man has somehow managed to escape and has not yet been found.
He is described as being of Aboriginal/Torres Strait Islander appearance, 177cm tall, of thin build with brown hair and eyes. When he was last seen the man was wearing a dark green tracksuit top and faded blue jeans.
Police say an internal investigation is being conducted into the events leading up to the man’s escape.