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Troopers search for escapee in Fairbanks

By Associated Press 1:22 PM August 27, 2014

Updated Aug. 27: Bloom was last seen Wednesday near Phillips Field Road in Fairbanks, wearing a gray hoody and gray pants, Alaska State Troopers say. Troopers are asking anyone with information on Bloom's whereabouts to contact AST or the Fairbanks Police Department.

FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) –

Alaska State Troopers are warning people in the Fairbanks area about a potentially dangerous escapee.

The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reports (http://is.gd/EmmkED) 27-year-old Adam Richard Bloom escaped from a van as he was being transferred from one facility to another Thursday.

Troopers say he fled the van when it was stopped to let another passenger out in the Dale Road area.

They say no one should approach Bloom, but call troopers at 907-451-5100 if anyone sees him.

Bloom is in state custody, accused of stealing a $40,000 fiber optics trailer.

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Information from: Fairbanks (Alaska) Daily News-Miner, http://www.newsminer.com

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