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updated 6:57 PM UTC, Jan 21, 2019

Oshkosh Police Search For Escaped Inmate

  • Written by Wheeler
  • Published in News

Oshkosh police are searching for a man who escaped from prison.

Police say 29-year-old inmate Dennis Tharp was reported missing by staff at the Winnebago Correctional Center around 6:30 P-M Sunday. No one was injured in the escape. Investigators say Tharp is believed to be with a female and he has ties to the Milwaukee area. Tharp was serving time at the prison on drug and weapons charges. His tentative release date was scheduled for December 2019. Investigators say Tharp is not considered a threat to the public but anyone with information regarding his whereabouts is urged to call police.


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