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Police Descend on Upstate New York After Report of Prisoner Sighting

A hunting cabin had reportedly been broken into

Police hunting two convicted murderers swarmed a corner of upstate New York late Sunday after another possible sighting — this time linked to a break-in at a hunting cabin.

Investigators and military trucks converged on the communities of Mountain View and Owls Head after the owner of the cabin saw a single individual fleeing the scene.

The sighting, which occurred early Saturday, is being probed by state police, Franklin County Acting District Attorney Glenn McNeil told NBC News.

The hunting cabin is deep in the woods and not near a road, he said.

Witnesses told NBC station WPTZ that helicopters have…

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