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Asheville Man Escapes Police Custody During Questioning

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Asheville Police are looking for a man who escaped from police while he was being questioned Asheville Police are looking for a man who escaped from police while he was being questioned

Asheville Police are looking for a man who escaped from police while he was being questioned about a rash of home break-ins in the city.

Sergeant Dave Romick of the Asheville Police Department said that officers are looking for Jesse Bridgers, 35, of Asheville, after he fled from the department's interview room at 5:08 p.m. Thursday evening. Romick said that Bridgers is believed to be in the downtown Asheville area, but could be trying to return to West Asheville.

Bridgers is 5'10' and 150 pounds. He was last seen wearing a green long sleeve shirt, dark jeans and tennis shoes. He is not believed to be armed or dangerous.

Romick stated that Bridgers is wanted for breaking and entering into one house and is suspected in several more cases. If anyone knows his whereabouts, they are asked to call the Asheville Police Crimestoppers at (828) 252-1110 or Crime Stoppers at (828) 255-5050 or send a text tip by texting "APDTIP plus your tip" to 274637. 

 

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