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Cops found alleged car thief hiding under bed; escaped from cruiser winning another day of freedom

WOODBRIDGE, VA. — Houdini Mark Love is his name and escaping from the police is his game. Officers might have a sticky wicket filling out the paperwork on the escape of a handcuffed prisoner from custody as he was deposited in the rear of a police car. Such an arrangement is generally believed, in law enforcement circles, to be what is needed to move a prisoner to jail.