Shippensburg police get warrant for man who fled

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Shippensburg Police are looking for a man wanted in connection with a domestic violence incident last weekend.

Arrest warrant
Malcolm Neals

Malcolm Neils, 30, of Shippensburg, fled on foot while police were investigating a report that he choked a woman during a dispute in the first block of North Seneca Street Sunday.

An officer arrived and located the two people involved, separated them and told Neals to sit on a parking curb.

While the officer talked to the woman, Neals got up from the curb and fled on foot. The officer was not able to apprehend Neals, according to the police report.

A Cumberland County Magisterial District Judge issued an arrest warrant for Neils, accusing him of choking the woman during the dispute.

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Charges include:

  • Strangulation (2nd degree felony)
  • Simple Assault (2nd degree misdemeanor)
  • Flight to Avoid Apprehension (3rd degree felony)
  • Recklessly Endangering another Person (2nd degree misdemeanor)
  • Terroristic Threats (1st degree misdemeanor)
  • Harassment (summary offense)
  • Disorderly Conduct (summary offense)
  • Public Drunkenness (summary offense)

Neils is described as a Black male, 6””3” tall, weighing 200 pounds. He has black hair and brown eyes.

Police are asking for the public’s help in locating Neils. Anyone with information about his whereabouts can call police at 717-532-7361 or anonomyous tips can be left CRIMEWATCH®

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