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Joseph Megna

N.D. manhunt continues; authorities 'have no idea' where escaped sex offender is

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TOWER CITY, N.D. - A manhunt by numerous law enforcement agencies was under way Tuesday night after a convicted sex offender being transferred across the country by a private company escaped custody west of here earlier in the day.

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At about 4:15 p.m., the suspect, Joseph Megna, ran from a transport van during a stop about two miles west of Tower City, near the Oriska rest area.

Tower city is about 45 miles west of Fargo.

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