Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

'Robin the Hood' Escapes From Van.

Byline: Guillermo Contreras And Lloyd Jojola Journal Staff Writers

Fleeing Robber Spurs N. Valley Manhunt

A convicted bank robber dubbed "Robin the Hood" by the FBI remained on the loose late Thursday after escaping from a prisoner transport van at a busy intersection in the North Valley during rush hour.

Byron Shane Chubbuck, 33, freed himself from his restraints, broke out a window and fled at Second and Montano shortly before 5 p.m. A guard ordered Chubbuck to halt and fired two shots at him, U.S. Marshal Tom Bustamante said.

Albuquerque police Sgt. Marshall Katz said the guards chased him. Some shots were fired, he said, and "we believe he might have been hit."

"He's incredibly dangerous," FBI supervisory agent Doug Beldon told The Associated Press. …

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