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Virginia felon caught at motel in Lower Swatara Township

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LOWER SWATARA TOWNSHIP, Pa.– A wanted Virginia felon was taken into custody at a Central Pennsylvania motel on Sunday.

Mustafa Kousmat, 28, was wanted in Virginia on charges of kidnapping, robbery, firearms violation,s and assault charges.

On December 11 at approximately 8 a.m., police received information that a man with a gun was staying in a motel in the 1300 block of Eisenhower Boulevard. Upon further investigation, police were able to identify the man as Kousmat.

Police set up a perimeter outside of the motel room Kousmat was in, and took him into custody without incident.

Kousmat was charged by police with being a fugitive from justice, and was placed in Dauphin County Prison to await extradition back to Virginia.