HARRIS COUNTY, Texas -- Deputies searched Wednesday night for a wanted felon who escaped their custody in north Harris County.

The Harris County Sheriff s Office said Sjondarien Bland was handcuffed when he managed to escape near Imperial Valley and Greens Road, just north of Beltway 8.

Deputies said the man was wearing a black shirt.

A perimeter was set up for several hours, but Bland was never located.

Early reports indicated the man was a possible suspect in a homicide.

Anyone who spots Bland is asked to call the sheriff s office at 713-755-6044.

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