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For Immediate Release

August 29, 2017 District of New Hampshire, (603) 387-6308;
USMS Office of Public Affairs; (703) 740-1699
U.S. Marshals Task Force Hunting Heavily Tattooed Escaped Fugitive
CONCORD, N.H. - The U.S. Marshals New Hampshire Joint Fugitive Task Force is seeking the publicís assistance in locating an escaped fugitive. Eric Judkins. Monday evening Eric Judkins, 42, an inmate at the Hampshire House Half-Way House in Manchester, failed to return to the facility. Judkins was serving part of a 27-month sentence for a serious assault that occurred while he was in a federal prison. This assault on an inmate occurred while Judkins was serving a 210-month sentence for a 1999 New Hampshire Bank Robbery.

Judkins is a white male, 5 feet 10 inches tall, 160 pounds, with brown eyes, and a shaved head. Judkins has an extensive array of tattoos covering his face, head, neck, chest, arms and hands.

If you have any information regarding Judkinsí whereabouts, please contact Deputy U.S. Marshal Brandon Wilson at (603) 225-1632; or anonymously by clicking on this link: WEB-TIP, or anonymously TEXT the word NHTIP followed by any information to the phone number TIP411. If this is an urgent call, please dial your local police or -911-.

Since the inception of the New Hampshire Joint Fugitive Task Force in 2002, these partnerships have resulted in over 6,806 arrests (as of May 25). These arrests have ranged in seriousness from murder, assault, unregistered sex offenders, probation and parole violations and numerous other serious offenses. Nationally the U.S. Marshals Service fugitive programs are carried out with local law enforcement in 94 district offices, 85 local fugitive task forces, seven regional task forces, and a growing network of offices in foreign countries

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