Fugitive who bought ticket to Spokane caught in Oregon

Fugitive who bought ticket to Spokane caught in Oregon

Fugitive who bought ticket to Spokane caught in Oregon

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by Associated Press

KTVB.COM

Posted on February 22, 2014 at 2:55 PM

BILLINGS, Mont. -- A man who escaped from Montana police while being questioned about a reported sexual assault has been caught in Oregon.

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The U.S. Marshals Oregon Fugitive Task Force announced that Kevin Anthony Briggs was arrested in Portland on Friday night.
 
The 28-year-old Briggs was wanted for escaping from the Bozeman Police Department on Feb. 1 after being arrested on suspicion of aggravated assault, attempted sexual intercourse without consent and assault on a peace officer. The FBI added a federal charge of unlawful flight to avoid prosecution.

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The search for Briggs spanned the Pacific Northwest as well as California.
 
Authorities say he was spotted about 6:45 p.m. Friday in a van and arrested without incident.

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