WARRINGTON, Pa. — Authorities in suburban Philadelphia say they have recaptured a prisoner whose escape prompted lockdowns and class cancellations of one of Pennsylvania’s largest school districts.
Police in Bucks County’s Doylestown Township said in a message on Twitter on Tuesday afternoon that 25-year-old Daniel Selby had been taken into custody.
Sheriff’s detectives were transporting Selby on Sunday night when they said he faked illness, got out of his leg shackles and ran off. He was in custody on a warrant for failure to appear in court.
The Central Bucks School District canceled Monday’s classes amid the search. School district officials reported Tuesday that seven schools in the Warrington area were on lockdown because of police activity, which authorities said was a possible sighting of Selby.