Clinton office hostage taker missing from NH unit

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April 7, 2013, 8:44 pm
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(NECN: Deanna Morgan) - The man who took hostages at Hillary Clinton's Presidential campaign office is on the loose.

Authorities say Leeland Eisenberg escapes from a minimum security correctional facility in Manchester on Sunday.

The 52-year-old fugitive is not considered armed.

He spent about two years behind bars for the 2007 incident at Clinton's campaign office in Rochester, NY.

Eisenberg claimed to have a bomb, leading to a five-hour standoff.

In 2010, he was sentenced to at least three and a half years in prison for probation violations.

He would have been eligible for parole in August.

Deanna Morgan has more

For more on Eisenberg and his escape, watch the video above.

Tags: new hampshire, Hillary Clinton, Manchester, Deanna Morgan, Leeland Eisenberg
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