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Fugitive contacts TV station in Indiana

INDIANAPOLIS, Aug. 6 (UPI) -- After appearing on "America's Most Wanted," Indiana prison escapee Kelvin Fuller reportedly contacted the media to get his side of the story out.

A man claiming to be Fuller contacted an Indianapolis TV station and a newspaper after the "Most Wanted" episode aired Saturday. Authorities believe that based on the information the man gave, it truly was Fuller, The Times of northwest Indiana reported.

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Police Sgt. Detective Joe Gawor said the man claiming to be Fuller told the media outlets he escaped Westville Correctional Facility Aug. 1 because he wasn't receiving proper medical care, adding he is not armed or dangerous.

But police, who are trying to track the phone calls made by Fuller, believe a trail of crime leading away from the prison in Westville was the escaped convict's doing.

"He's dangerous," Gawor said. "He was in prison for a reason."

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