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Harrisburg man wanted on prison escape charge

DAUPHIN COUNTY, Pa. – A Harrisburg man is wanted for prison escape. The Dauphin County Criminal Investigation Division has an active warrant for the arres...
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DAUPHIN COUNTY, Pa. – A Harrisburg man is wanted for prison escape. The Dauphin County Criminal Investigation Division has an active warrant for the arrest of Michael Peeks, 49, for Escape.

On Sunday, November 22, 2015, Peeks left the Dauphin County Work Release Center to go to work. When he failed to return to Work Release, a GPS audit was conducted and showed that Peeks left his place of employment and went to various locations in Harrisburg.

Efforts to locate Peeks have been unsuccessful.  Peaks is a black male, with a beard, about 5 feet 8 inches tall, 195 pounds, with brown eyes and black hair.

Anyone who has information on the whereabouts of Peeks is asked to submit a tip to Crime Stoppers via dauphin.crimewatchpa.com or by calling 1-800-262-3080. Tipsters may remain anonymous and may be eligible for a cash reward.