Man Briefly Escapes from Custody While at Rockland County Courthouse

A 33 year-old suspect briefly escaped custody while at the Rockland County Courthouse yesterday afternoon. Clarkstown police say Christopher Palumbo was captured shortly thereafter. No word specifically on why he was in court, but Palumbo is reportedly a veteran who was arrested back in 2014 on weapon possession charges in New York City. He was reportedly in Rockland with the New York State Police Mental Health Office under the Rockland Psychiatric Center’s supervision.

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