Prisoner Escapes Rikers Island Fortress; Facility on Lockdown, Manhunt Ensues
RIKERS ISLAND — Rikers Island is on lockdown Wednesday after a prisoner escaped, according to law enforcement sources.
It happened just before 9 p.m.
Sources say the prisoner escaped from the Anna M. Kross Center. Sweeps of all buildings are underway.
Multiple agencies are responding to Rikers.
RIKERS ISLAND — The inmate who escaped Rikers Island prison complex, sparking a multi-agency manhunt has been found on the island Thursday, officials say. “I would like to thank the men and women of DOC, the NYPD, the Port Authority Police and New York State Police for their time and effort in locating this individual,"…