Police on the hunt for man who escaped custody in handcuffs

Police are continuing to search for a man who escaped custody after being arrested near Wagga Wagga on Saturday.

Officers arrested 19-year-old Darnell Johnston on Saturday 30 April in relation to an alleged property offence.

Whilst at the location, he ran from police while still in handcuffs.


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Police are continuing to investigate and are appealing for anyone with information on his whereabouts to contact them.

Darnell Johnston is described as being of Aboriginal/Torres Strait Islander appearance with a tanned complexion, about 170cm tall, a medium build and approximately 80kg.

He has short dark hair. He was last seen wearing black tracksuit pants and a grey, hooded jumper.