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Handcuffed Narcotics Suspect Flees Anaheim Emergency Room And Escapes Police

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Nazim Amett Polanco after being arrested (Photo courtesy of the Buena Park Police Department)
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Police are still looking for a man who had been arrested, cuffed and was being treated in an Anaheim emergency room when he ran off.Nineteen-year-old Nazim Amett Polanco had been booked by Buena Park police on felony narcotics and theft-related charges and was taken to West Anaheim Medical Center after he said he was injured, according to KTLA. While being treated there, he took off onto Beach Boulevard, and police still haven’t tracked him down.

He’s described as a Hispanic male, about 5 feet 6 inches tall, 140 pounds with a shaved head, last seen wearing a blue shirt and black jeans. Also, he probably is wearing handcuffs. Anyone with information about the man can call Buena Park police at (714) 562-3902.