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Convicted robber escapes police custody

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Police officers launched a manhunt on Monday evening to locate a man who escaped from the Exarcheia police station in central Athens, where he was being held.

The 39-year-old escapee, identified as a Greek national, had three robbery convictions.

According to information, the suspect asked to go to the toilet and, while being taken, pushed the officer aside and fled.