Handcuffed Man Escapes Through Police Car Window

Man taken into custody after short manhunt

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    Dallas police searched for a suspect who managed to escape custody through the window of a patrol car Monday night.

    Dallas police were involved in a brief manhunt Monday night after a handcuffed burglary suspect jumped out of the back window of a squad car.

    It happened at about 8 p.m. near Swiss Avenue and North Hawkins Street in the Deep Ellum area.

    Bicycle officers and ground units spent about 45 minutes searching for the man, later identified as 32-year-old Jarrad Jackson, who was said to be in a bloodied T-shirt.

    A K-9 unit helped narrow the search to some nearby residences.

    Jackson was found hiding between two parked cars in the parking lot of residences in the 2700 block of Live Oak.

     NBC 5's Bianca Castro and Holley Ford contributed to this story.