Bridgeton City Man Escapes from Police Custody

A 34-year-old Bridgeton City man taken into police custody escaped from officers earlier today.

According to officials, at approximately 10:26 a.m., David D. Riley, 34, of Bridgeton City, escaped from the custody of Cumberland County Department of Corrections Officers.

Authorities say he fled on foot without handcuffs in the area of Cornwell Drive and Old Deerfield Pike in Upper Deerfield Township.

Police described Riley as a white male, 5'9", 190 pounds, with short brown hair, a short beard, and blue eyes. He was last seen wearing a white tee-shirt and boxer shorts.

Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to contact the New Jersey State Police Bridgeton Station at 856-451-0101.

Police say Riley is considered armed and dangerous. The public is asked not to interact with this individual.