NYC Cops Searching for Escaped Prisoner

35-year-old Freddie Thompson is accused of posing as another prisoner during arraignment at Richmond County Criminal court and being released on a lesser charge.

New York City police are on the hunt for an escaped prisoner in Staten Island.

35-year-old Freddie Thompson is accused of posing as another prisoner during arraignment at Richmond County Criminal court and being released on a lesser charge. He was initially charged with robbery.

Thompson is described as being 6-feet-3 and weighing 200 pounds. He has black hair and brown eyes.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers at 800-577-TIPS.