Baltimore fugitive may have left town

Sept. 11, 2010 at 4:56 PM
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BALTIMORE, Sept. 11 (UPI) -- An attempted murder suspect who escaped from Baltimore police may have left the city, officials said Saturday.

Police said Paul Bryan Palmer, 32, could have gone to Washington or West Virginia, WTOP-FM, Washington, reported.

Palmer was arrested Friday on charges of stabbing another man seven times, The Baltimore Sun reported. Anthony Guglielmi, a police spokesman, said Palmer was living with the victim's former girlfriend and assaulted him after the man was released from jail Aug. 31.

At about 1 p.m. Friday, Palmer slipped out of plastic handcuffs and ran from the lobby of the Central District building, Guglielmi said.

Police said Palmer was seen at about 8 a.m. Saturday morning near Interstate 695.

Investigators said Palmer may be traveling with a woman in a silver 2008 Kia Spectra. The vehicle has Maryland plates with the number 1EWB10 and has a "donut" spare as one of its tires.

Palmer is white, bald and stands 5 feet, 10 inches tall. He was wearing blue jeans, a white T-shirt, a black baseball cap and brown boots when he was seen Saturday.

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