Murder suspect escapes custody in courtroom

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FT. LAUDERDALE, FL – An intense manhunt is underway in Fort Lauderdale, Florida where a murder suspect was able to escape from inside a courtroom.

Even though police are scouring the area and tips have been pouring in, the suspect is still at large.

Police think accomplices may have been involved.

They say a woman in the courtroom stood and started clapping very loud, causing a distraction while the suspect darted from the courtroom.

Brandon Beyer has the story.

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