Selfie Leads To Accused Criminal's Arrest at Youngstown Bus Stop

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A 22-year-old man who was wanted by police in Beaver County, PA., was finally caught in Youngstown after he posted a picture of himself on a bus to Facebook, telling people where he was headed. He was picked up at the next stop.

"The Beaver County police department had been searching for Harrison, 22, since Jan. 24 on charges that he assaulted a woman and held her against her will inside her apartment," triblive.com reported today. Donald Harrison had posted to facebook that "it's time to leave PA" and a picture of himself in a Greyhound bus with the caption "OMW to Spartanburg, S.C." The victim sent those posts to police.

"That arrogance just made my determination level go up,” Beaver County police chief James Mann told the news site. “We've actually had some cases here on ‘World's Dumbest Criminals.' I think Mr. Harrison certainly qualifies for his own episode.”

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Doug Brown

Doug Brown is a staff writer at Scene with a passion for public records laws and investigative reporting. A native of Ann Arbor, Mich., he has an M.A. in journalism from the Kent State University School of Journalism and Mass Communication and a B.A. in political science from Hiram College. Prior to joining Scene,...
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