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Lewisville Police Department
Thursday February 25th, 2016 :: 01:47 p.m. CST


CAPTURED - Lewisville Police Seeks Public's Help in Locating Escaped Prisoner

Escaped Prisoner

Thomas Cano, who escaped from police custody while at the hospital on the 14th of February, was recaptured overnight. A Dallas Police Department Deployment Unit observed Cano looking into cars in a parking lot in the 3200 block of Webb Chapel Extension in Dallas. Dallas Officers made contact with Cano and discovered he was wanted by the Lewisville Police and arrested him.

Lewisville Detectives have picked up Cano and brought him to the Lewisville Jail where he was arraigned for his previous and new charges:
Escape $100,000
Theft u/ $2500 w/ previous convictions $10,000
Duty upon Striking Fixture $10,000

Dallas PD PIO Sgt. Mitchell contributed to this release.
2/25/16 13:30

Original Alert:
On February 14, at about 5:30 p.m., Lewisville Police Department Inmate, Thomas Isaac Cano, a 27-year-old resident of Denton County, escaped from police custody. Cano was being treated at Medical Center Lewisville located in the 500 Block of W. Main Street, when Cano was able to walk out of the emergency room undetected. A canvass and search of the area yielded negative results. Cano was last seen wearing blue-jeans and a gray t-shirt. Cano is a Hispanic male, 5’6” tall and weighs about 145 lbs. Cano was wearing a pair of Lewisville Police Department handcuffs when he escaped. Cano is not considered dangerous, but the police department encourages anyone who may see Cano, not to approach Cano. Citizens are encouraged to call the local police department and report any suspicious activity or sightings.

Call the Lewisville Police Department non-emergency line at 972.219.3640, the LPD Crime Tip Line at 972.219.8477 (TIPS), or the Denton County Crime Stoppers at 1.800.388.TIPS (8477). Tipsters can also text anonymously by using the keyword TIPLPD, with the information to 847411 (TIP411).

Lewisville Police Department
1187 W Main St
Lewisville, TX 75067

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 972-219-3600

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