HAZLETON, Pa. -- A fugitive wanted for an armed robbery in Puerto Rico was caught in Hazleton.
According to police, officers were called to North Locust Street for an assault around 8 a.m. Saturday.
Once there, they found Jesus Piris-Acevedo, who was wanted in San Juan, hiding in the basement. He tried to run but was quickly caught.
Piris-Acevedo is locked up in Luzerne County.