PALMETTO, Fla. – A handcuffed Florida man walked out of police custody Monday, officials said.
The man, who Palmetto police said might go by the name of Luke, was arrested on suspicion of shoplifting, the Bradenton Herald reported. He was also being questioned about a string of recent robberies and burglaries.
When he was taken into custody, he gave investigators two different identities. As police tried to confirm who he was, he got up from the interview room and left the building.
Police said the 30 to 35-year-old man is homeless and often spends time near a Palmetto Walmart.