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Damian Fernandez escapes from deputy who tried to arrest him

Deputies searching for Weston man who got away in handcuffs

Damian Fernandez was in handcuffs when he escaped from a deputy who tried to arrest him.
Damian Fernandez was in handcuffs when he escaped from a deputy who tried to arrest him.

WESTON, Fla. – Broward Sheriff's Office detectives are searching for a Weston man who fled from a deputy trying to arrest him Thursday night.

According to the BSO, Damian Fernandez, 21, was in handcuffs when he struck a deputy and ran away. The deputy wasn't injured.

Deputies searched for Fernandez for several hours using a helicopter and K-9 deputies.

Fernandez, who was being arrested on warrants for non-violent property crimes, was wearing black shorts, a white tank top and no shoes.

Anyone who knows his whereabouts is asked to call 911.

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