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Police search for escaped prisoner in East Boston


BOSTON ( -- Police are searching for a 19-year-old man who escaped from a jail cell Sunday in the District A-7 police station in East Boston.

The man, whose name has not been released, escaped from the building at 69 Paris St. at around 1:15 Sunday morning. He had been arrested on multiple warrants out of East Boston District Court.

Police provided no further details about the man except to say that a search in the East Boston area was ongoing.