The authorities are still looking for a man who escaped police custody on Tuesday night. Tareek Arnold, 23, is wanted for attempted murder but managed to flee in his handcuffs after shoving a cop. And now there's video of Arnold running down a Harlem street—with cops not so hot on his heels.

Arnold was being taken from the 32nd Precinct station to Manhattan Central Booking when he made a break for it:

WABC 7 had a diplomatic explanation: "The police couldn't catch the much younger and motivated Arnold. You see him run from the 32nd Precinct, far ahead of the detectives who were trailing him." Here's a GIF:

The Wall Street Journal reports, "Detectives chased Mr. Arnold but lost track of him inside a nearby apartment building, the official said. He was last seen heading north on Eighth Avenue in Manhattan after surveillance cameras caught him adjusting his handcuffs from his back to the front and then dash out a fire exit in the building, the official said."

A woman who lives with Arnold told WCBS 2, "He’s not a bad person at all, he just lives in a bad neighborhood. He’s a good kid.” But when the reporter pointed out that Arnold, who is allegedly part of the 40 Wolves gang, was accused of trying to kill another man, the woman said, "A man that killed a man."

One Harlem resident said, "It’s nerve-racking because you don’t know what he may do. You’re just praying and hoping nothing will happen.”

Arnold was last seen wearing gray sneakers, a white t-shirt, gray sweatpants, and a grey hooded sweatshirt. Police say he also has a tattoo that says "Troll" and a tattoo that says "Militant Soldiers."

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call Crime stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.