HAGERSTOWN, Md. (WDVM) — The Hagerstown Police Department said Peter Manfredonia may still be in Hagerstown or the greater Washington County area on Wednesday, May 27. The 23-year-old fugitive from Connecticut has been on the run for six days, and is wanted in connection with two homicides, kidnapping, home invasion and other charges.
“We believe that Manfredonia may still be carrying a large black duffel bag and that the bag
contains firearms,” a statement from the Hagerstown Police Department said.
Hagerstown police said they are working with other law enforcement agencies and urge residents not to approach Manfredonia if he is spotted.
Hagerstown Police Chief Paul Kifer confirmed to WDVM that an Uber driver dropped off Manfredonia in Hagerstown sometime on Monday, May 25. Pennsylvania State Police trooper Petroski tweeted at 2:34 p.m. Wednesday that Manfredonia took an Uber to Hagerstown from a Sheetz in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania.
Manfredonia is described by police as a white man, approximately 6’4″ and 240 lbs. He was last seen wearing red sneakers and carrying a black bag.
Manfredonia’s escape vehicle, a stolen Hyundai Santa Fe, was recovered in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, according to the trooper. The suspect is considered armed and dangerous.
According to a report by CNN, Manfredonia is a suspect in the murder of a 62-year-old man and the murder of his 23-year-old acquaintance in Wilmington, Connecticut. He has been on the run since Friday.
Previous information from our sister stations:
DURYEA, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU-TV) The nationwide manhunt continues for 23-year-old Peter Manfredonia. The Connecticut man is wanted in connection with two murders and other violent crimes.
Police checked out a report that a man matching his description was seen near this fire department in Luzerne County. The man fled into a wooded area. A search of the area was conducted late last night.
A Pennsylvania State Police helicopter was brought in. Today, neighbors are reacting to this manhunt landing in their own backyard. Many say they are very concerned.