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Man escapes custody by biting, tasing officer

Published On: May 14 2014 10:59:52 PM CDT

Dinari Lindsay

ELIZABETH CITY, PASQUOTANK COUNTY -

Police were searching for a man who escaped custody by biting and tasing an officer Wednesday.

Elizabeth City Police said Dinari Lindsay broke free while an officer was adjusting his handcuffs.

They said the officer caught up with Lindsay, but he got the officer's taser and tased him in the forehead.   

Police said Lindsay got away in a stolen car.