Man Who Threatened to Kill Montgomery County Mom Escapes Work-Release Program

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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. [[383916331, C]]

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 npdtips@norristown.org or calling 610-278-TIPS

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