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Armed robbery suspect captured after escape from Phoenix police facility

Oct 22, 2021, 9:08 AM | Updated: 1:04 pm
(Phoenix Police Department Photo)...
(Phoenix Police Department Photo)
(Phoenix Police Department Photo)

PHOENIX – An armed robbery suspect who escaped from a Phoenix police facility early Friday is back in custody, authorities said.

The suspect, 20-year-old Tyler Woodward, has tattoos on his face, forehead and neck, but he is known to cover them with makeup, police said.

He escaped a police facility near Central Avenue and Elwood Street, north of Broadway Road, around 1 a.m.

At about 1 p.m., police said Woodward had been taken into custody about a mile away, near Seventh Street and Elwood.

Anybody with information about his whereabouts was asked to call the Phoenix Police Department at 602-262-6151 or Silent Witness at 480-WITNESS (948-6377) or 480-TESTIGO (837-8446) for Spanish.

No other information was immediately available.

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