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Handcuffed man escapes from police custody and hides in dishwasher

By Mason White 2:16 PM April 14, 2016
Wesley Evans 

By: Chan Yuan
(Scroll down for video) Police managed to arrest a man who escaped from custody while in handcuffs after finding him hiding in the dishwasher of a home, police in Texas said.

Jasper County police said that they have arrested 20-year-old Wesley Evans, after being accused of escaping from police custody and hiding in his girlfriend’s home on Wednesday.

According to the police, Evans was arrested on Tuesday, but he managed to escape while getting a X-ray at the Christus Jasper Memorial Hospital.

Evans was restrained with handcuffs.

Police immediately began searching for him, and when they reviewed a Walmart surveillance video, they saw Evans running in the woods behind the store.

A special K9 was brought in and it led the officers to a nearby apartment complex, where Evans’ girlfriend lives. The apartment was searched, but Evans was not found.

On Wednesday, police received an anonymous call, letting them know that Evans was in his girlfriend’s house. Police searched the house again, and found Evans in the dishwasher.

Evans is six feet tall. Evans was still in handcuffs, but the chain was cut.