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McAdoo fugitive Christy broke into business, stole gun

Police have resumed an active search for fugitive Shawn Christy after he robbed a business early Wednesday morning.

Troopers from Pennsylvania State Police Hazleton barracks responded to Skitco Iron Works, Hazle Township, Luzerne County, for a report of a burglary.

They said Christy took money, food and a Beretta shotgun from the business.

A McAdoo native, Christy, 27, is wanted for making threats to harm President Donald Trump and Northampton County District Attorney John Morganelli.

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Christy is white; 5 feet 10 inches tall; weighs about 160 pounds; has a tattoo of a cross on his right upper arm; short, dark blond hair; and a full beard, as seen in surveillance video from Skipper Dippers. He speaks with a detectable lisp.

Surveillance cameras caught Christy breaking into Skipper Dippers Dairy Bar and Grill in Still Creek at 10:45 p.m. Aug. 24. On Aug. 30 he was reportedly hiding in a dumpster outside the business.

Police remind people to be vigilant.

If an alarm is activated within a house or business, contact 911 immediately to allow law enforcement officials to properly check the property.

If Christy is observed, he is to be considered armed and dangerous — do not approach and contact 911 immediately — do not delay in calling.

Any and all suspicious activity should immediately be reported to police by contacting 911.

Shawn Christy