Jul 7, 2016 11:29 AM

Barnstead police have 'armed and dangerous' fugitive in custody after 2-day search

BARNSTEAD - Police have one person in custody after a two-day search in town.

Police were looking for a fugitive that they described as "armed and dangerous." The search started around 4 p.m. on Wednesday.

There was a major police presence in the Barnstead and Pittsfield area and residents were being told to stay in their homes on Province Road, witnesses said. Police used a helicopter to help with the search.

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