Reward offered for capture of escaped murderer

U.S. Marshals announced yesterday they’re offering a $5,000 reward for information leading to the capture of escaped prisoner Omar Roane.

Roane, an accused murderer, escaped from a prison van Saturday when he and two other males broke away at Frankford and Cottman avenues. One lead drew police to the Roosevelt Inn on Roosevelt Boulevard. Though Roane hasn’t been found, authorities are still reviewing security tapes to determine if Roane was at the motel.

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