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PD Catches Criminal Gang Member Who Escaped Custody

The suspect, 18-year-old Gabriel Castillo Perez, was not armed and was handcuffed

Police in Somerville, Massachusetts, have arrested a criminal gang member they say escaped police custody early Friday morning.

The suspect, 18-year-old Gabriel Castillo Perez, was not armed and was handcuffed. Police say he escaped while being transported.

He was driven away by a friend and found in Everett, Mass. 

There was a heightened law enforcement presence in the Union Square area. 

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