Alonso Perez, after he was brought into Las Vegas police department
The prime suspect in the shooting death of a McDonald’s customer who failed to hold the door for a woman was taken into custody. The suspect however, escaped after being left alone in an interview room, authorities said.
25-year-old Alonso Perez, was brought in for questioning Friday in the Aug. 27 murder of Mohammed Robinson, 31. Robinson was gunned down in a McDonald’s parking lot, allegedly after he failed to hold the door open for a female patron at the fast food restaurant. The woman was exiting as Robinson was entering the front door.
Authorities placed Perez in an interview room at the North Las Vegas Police Department’s Detective Bureau. When they checked on him, he was gone.
Mohammad Robinson with his youngest child, she’s now three months old
Mohammad Robinson, out on his lunch break, was gunned down in the parking lot of a Las Vegas McDonald’s by the suspect
Perez was arrested around 10am on Friday, and taken to the department’s detective bureau where he was questioned for several hours.
When a detective left the room at around 12.45pm, Perez twisted the handcuffs until they broke, according to police spokesperson Aaron Patty.
“After the detective stepped out of the room, Perez turned the handcuffs until he broke free and escaped the building,” police said in a statement.
Perez drove off in a white 2016 Ford F-250 pickup, police said.
While the truck was recovered Saturday, Perez remains on the loose.
Perez, stole the white pickup truck in the picture to make his getaway. The vehicle was recovered the next day
The victim’s mother, Katra Nestor, was concerned by Perez’s escape.
“He is running scared. Someone else might get hurt. Someone else might get killed,” Nestor told local FOX station, KVVU-TV.
According to the official police report, Perez is 6’3″ tall and weighs 200 pounds, with black hair, brown eyes and a goatee. He is considered armed and dangerous
He also has an “Air Jordan” tattoo on the left side of his neck.