Fugitive arrested after sharing own wanted photo on Facebook

QMI Agency

, Last Updated: 1:15 PM ET

Police in Freeland, Pa., turned to Facebook to try to track down a wanted man – and did so 45 minutes after the suspect shared their post.

On January 20, the Freeland Police Department posted a photo of Anthony James Lescowitch, who is wanted for a number of charges, including aggravated assault. They asked for anyone who was knew of his whereabouts to contact police.

Later that day, the police department posted another status which read, “Captured!!!!!! Shares our status on Facebook about himself, captured 45 minutes later.”


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