Suspect who escaped police custody in Fayetteville arrested

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (WTVD) -- Fayetteville police have located a dangerous suspect who escaped custody Tuesday morning.

Around 3 a.m., an officer stopped 23-year-old Martavious Ahmad Tyson near Pamalee Drive.

During the traffic stop, police said they found an open container of alcohol and a stolen firearm.
Tyson was taken into custody and transported to Cumberland County Jail; however, when he was taken out of the patrol unit to be processed, he allegedly ran away from the officer and jumped the security fence.

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Tyson has been arrested and booked at the Cumberland County jail.
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