Escaped inmate from NH jail taken in to custody in NY

Peter DiBiaso
Peter DiBiaso(Belknap County Sheriff Department)
Published: Jul. 26, 2022 at 6:21 PM EDT|Updated: Jul. 27, 2022 at 6:31 PM EDT
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BELKNAP COUNTY, N.H. (WABI) - UPDATE (7-27-22): According to a post on the the Belknap County Sheriff Department Facebook page, Peter DiBiaso was taken into custody without incident in New York. They say he is awaiting extradition to New Hampshire.

ORIGINAL STORY: A reward of up to $2,500 dollars is being offered for information leading to the arrest of an inmate who escaped from a New Hampshire jail Monday night.

The Belknap County Sheriff’s Department says it was notified about 57-year-old Peter DiBiaso’s escape around 9:30 p.m.

Officials say no force was believed to have been used, but he should be considered dangerous.

It’s unknown if he has become armed since his escape.

We’re told Dibiaso was awaiting trial on a series of charges including domestic violence criminal threatening with a deadly weapon.

Anyone who sees him should not approach him and should call police.

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