Authorities continue search for man who escaped from courthouse in handcuffs

Brian May

GREENVILLE, Pitt County - A man in court Tuesday on charges of assault on a female and injury to personal property is on the run Wednesday after running out of the courthouse unabated on Tuesday - handcuffs and all.

The Greenville Daily Reflector reports that Brian May, 25, ran from the courtroom at the Pitt County Courthouse Tuesday and was last seen running north toward the Tar River. He was arrested earlier this month for failure to pay child support and was making an appearance for the assault and injury to personal property charges.

He was last seen wearing a light blue shirt and jeans.

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