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Prisoner Escapes Custody in Nazareth

The man, accused of robbery, should be considered armed and dangerous, police said.

Daniel Preziosi, 24, escaped custody Monday in Nazareth, and is considered armed and dangerous. (Photo courtesy of Northampton Dept. of Corrections)
Daniel Preziosi, 24, escaped custody Monday in Nazareth, and is considered armed and dangerous. (Photo courtesy of Northampton Dept. of Corrections)
A prisoner accused of robbery escaped custody in Nazareth Monday morning and should be considered armed and dangerous, according to multiple reports.

Daniel Preziosi, 24, escaped custody Monday morning following a preliminary hearing at District Judge John Capobianco's office at 136 S. Main Str., WFMZ reported. Preziosi is accused of robbing a Northampton County grocery store, WFMZ said.

Police said Preziosi was believed to be traveling in a 1993 Toyota Camry with Pennsylvania plate JHN1842. The car has significant front-end damage, police said.

Preziosi ditched his orange jumpsuit, police said, and was last wearing a thermal shirt and pants.

Police said Preziosi is believed to be in possession of a shotgun and should be considered armed and dangerous. Residents were warned not to approach him, but to call police with any information.


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