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Murder suspect makes brazen escape from New York police station

Police say Brandon Santana scuffled with at least one officer during his escape.

Police say Brandon Santana scuffled with at least one officer during his escape.  (DCPI)

A murder suspect escaped from a Brooklyn police station Thursday morning after a scuffle with at least one police officer, MyFoxNY.com reported.

Police say that Brandon Santana, 24, escaped from the 78th precinct stationhouse at about 2 a.m. He had been arrested for a murder in 2010, the report said. One police officer was treated for minor injuries after the altercation, The New York Post reported.

Santana is Hispanic, 5 feet 11 inches tall and weighs approximately 200 pounds.  He has short black hair and brown eyes. He was wearing a brown hooded jacket, blue jeans and white sneakers when he escaped.

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