KENNEDY TOWNSHIP (KDKA) — A man from Illinois was jailed on charges after police found the makings of a methamphetamine lab inside a room at a motel in Kennedy Township.

Officers were called to the Hilltop Inn on Kisow Drive around 1 p.m. Wednesday, where they made contact with the suspect, Robert Baker.

(Source: Allegheny County)

Police say everything needed to make meth was inside his motel room, but it wasn’t a functioning meth lab. Still, authorities were seen wearing gas masks at the scene.

While searching the room, police say Baker ran away.  He was later found hiding inside a boat at self storage facility next door.

Police say Baker was wanted out of Illinois.

Stay with KDKA for more on this developing story.

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