Reward offered for man who escaped custody

BUFFALO, N.Y (WIVB) —  A thief from Buffalo is being hunted after he escaped police custody Tuesday night.

Police say there’s a $1,000 reward for information leading to the capture of Thomas Walsh, 29, a Buffalo native.

Walsh is sought on charges of petit larceny, criminal possession of stolen property and a list of other charges. Walsh escaped from a secure area of Buffalo City Court’s lockup following his arraignment Tuesday.

Police went to pick him up for transport, but he was gone. Police say Walsh is dangerous and should be avoided.

Those with information are asked to call their tip line at (716) 867-6161.

 

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