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Manhunt Underway For Prisoner Who Escapes Custody In Westchester

Isaiah Washington
Isaiah Washington Photo Credit: Contributed

A massive search is underway after a 22-year-old headed to the Westchester County Jail escaped custody.

Isaiah Washington, 22, was being transported to the jail in a minivan in Mount Vernon when he managed to slip out of his handcuffs and run off in the area of Manor Ridge Road and Boston Post Road in Pelham overnight Saturday, May 25. Washington had reportedly asked for the handcuffs to be loosened.

Multiple police agencies and K9 units joined in the search.

Police in Pelham and New Rochelle are working with the NYPD in their search.

Information on the crime Washington has been charged with has not been released.

This is a developing story. Check back to Daily Voice for updates.

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