Fugitive captured after sharing police department’s Facebook post

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(KTVI) – A Pennsylvania man is in police custody after he shared a little too much on social media.

Anthony Lescowitch posted a mugshot of himself from the Freeland Police Department on his Facebook page. He joked that wanted for aggravated assault and that the police couldn’t find him.

Less than an hour after the post, Lescowitch was captured by police. The department’s next facebook status message, “CAPTURED!!!!!! SHARES OUR STATUS ON FACEBOOK ABOUT HIMSELF, CAPTURED 45 MINUTES LATER”

According to the Times Leader, when police noticed that Lescowitch shared their Facebook post about them, they had an undercover officer pose as an attractive woman and pretended to be interested in meeting him.

Lescowitch agreed to meet the “woman” and that’s when he was arrested without incident.


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