Facebook restores teen fugitive's fan page

Facebook restores teen fugitive's fan page
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - Facebook temporarily took down a fan page for a Washington state teen fugitive, and the social networking site did not explain its reasoning.

The Portland Oregonian reports the fan page for Colton Harris-Moore - who is suspected in about 50 burglary cases in Washington state and British Columbia since he slipped away from a halfway house in April 2008 - was taken down Friday morning without explanation.

The page was restored hours later. A Facebook spokeswoman declined to comment.

The 18 year old has gained notoriety for consistently eluding police. He is suspected of having stolen a boat and small planes.

The page calls Harris-Moore "Western Washington's new Jesse James (without the murders)..."