Police are searching for a prisoner who escaped from the holding cell of the Sangre Grande Police Station this afternoon.
The prisoner has been identified as Thriston Moses.
Police say Moses was being held for larceny of two television sets.
Around 1.30 pm Tuesday, a police officer was about to place another man inside the cell when Moses accosted the officer.
Moses managed to push the officer aside and escaped.
A manhunt has since been launched.
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