A man who threatened to kill his girlfriend escaped from a work-release program about 50 miles north of Philadelphia, said auhotirites.
Police in Norristown said 25-year-old Aaron Creekmore escaped a work-release facility in Easton Monday. The program is run by the Northampton County Department of Corrections.
Creekmore previously threatened to kill his Norristown girlfriend, said police.
The (Easton) Express-Times reports he was arrested last month in Montgomery County on simple assault and harassment charges after authorities said he choked his girlfriend, who is the mother of his children.
Creekmore was serving a six-month sentence for civil contempt in a domestic-relations case.
It wasn't immediately known if the Montgomery County charges led to the civil-contempt charge in Northampton County.
Police asked anyone who spots Creekmore to call 911. You can also leave an anonymous tip with Norristown police by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or calling 610-278-TIPS