Pennsylvania police capture prison escapee

June 6 (UPI) — Pennsylvania’s Doylestown Township said police apprehended 25-year-old Daniel Selby Jr. two days after he escaped prison.

“Escapee taken into custody!” the township in Bucks County said in a statement. The Warrington Township Police Department said officers picked up Selby on the county line and Kansas Road on Tuesday afternoon.

Authorities said Daniel Selby Jr. escaped while being transported Sunday night. His father, 65-year-old Daniel Selby Sr., was arrested Monday for allegedly helping his son escape, police said.

Daniel Selby Sr. is expected to be charged with hindering apprehension, aiding consummation of crime and obstructing administration of law, WPVI-TV reported.

Several schools in the county were locked down after a resident spotted Daniel Selby Jr.

The search for Daniel Selby Jr. focused on the Doylestown and Warrington townships of eastern Pennsylvania. Doylestown Township officials described Daniel Selby Jr. as a non-violent offender. He originally faced a drug charge and now potentially faces a felony charge for escaping and an assault charge for pushing a deputy in his escape.


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