Search Continues for Man Who Escaped from Police Car in Odessa
Staff Report
NewsWest 9

ODESSA - A man who kicked his way out of a police car and escaped still hasn't been found.

Police say 32-year-old Christopher Ortega got away around 4:30 p.m. Thursday afternoon.

We're told he got away after kicking out the rear window in the back of the patrol car.

He climbed out and ran all while still hand-cuffed.

Police, U.S. Marshals and a DPS helicopter were out looking for him.

He was originally arrested on warrants for violating the conditions of his bond and failure to appear.