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Clinton office hostage taker escapes from NH unit

Sunday - 4/7/2013, 9:16pm  ET

FILE - In this Dec. 4, 2007 file photo, Leeland Eisenberg talks about strapping a fake bomb to himself and taking people hostage at the Rochester, N.H. presidential campaign office of Hillary Rodham Clinton, during an interview from the Strafford County Jail in Dover, N.H. Eisenberg, who took hostages at a Hillary Rodham Clinton presidential campaign office in 2007, escaped from a minimum-security correctional facility on Sunday, April 7, 2013 authorities said. (AP Photo/Jim Cole, File)

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) -- A man who took hostages at a Hillary Rodham Clinton presidential campaign office in 2007 escaped from a minimum-security correctional facility on Sunday, authorities said.

Leeland Eisenberg was discovered missing during an afternoon head count at the Calumet Transitional Housing Unit in Manchester, state Department of Corrections spokesman Jeff Lyons said.

Eisenberg was sentenced in May 2010 to 3
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