Miranda police are searching for a man who escaped from Miranda police station overnight.
At about 8.30pm police were called to Kitchener Place, Caringbah, after reports of a break and enter.
Police arrested a 31-year-old Bathurst man after a short struggle and he was taken to Miranda police station for questioning.
While at the station he escaped and a search failed to find him.
Kyran Hubert John Naden is described as being of Aboriginal/Torres Strait Islander appearance, 177cm tall, of thin build with brown hair and eyes.
He was last seen wearing a dark green tracksuit top and faded blue jeans.
An internal investigation is being conducted into the events leading up to the man's escape.