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'Barefoot Bandit' Has Message For Kids

SEATTLE -- Accused "Barefoot Bandit" Colton Harris-Moore made his first appearance in federal court Thursday and will remain in jail for the time being. Harris-Moore, 19, wore a tan jail-issued shirt and pants, appeared somber, and spoke quietly with his attorney during the hearing. He answered "Yes" several times when the judge asked him if he understood the charge against him. He is accused of stealing a plane in Idaho last October and flying it into Washington, where prosecutors say he crashed in a field near Granite Falls. Harris-Moore did not contest his detention and waived his right to a preliminary hearing. His next court appearance will likely come after a grand jury indictment.If convicted, Harris-Moore will face 10 years in prison and a $250,000 fine. This story is from KIRO 7,  click here to find out what message the alleged bandit has for kids.

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