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Police Log

January 23, 2014

Pa. fugitive found hiding in trash bin - 01/24

SOMERSET, Pa. — A Somerset man was jailed Wednesday night after he ran from police who were attempting to take him into custody on a felony burglary warrant, according to Pennsylvania State Police.

Robert Nair, 27, was jailed at about 8 p.m. Thursday after he was found hiding in a Dumpster in a Somerset borough business parking lot, police said.

Nair was taken into custody and jailed on probation violations, police said.

Police said Nair was observed as a passenger in a vehicle before he provided police with false identification and then ran from a trooper who was attempting to take him into custody.

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