North Pond Hermit in Court for Status Conference

Updated 11 months ago

A man who lived as a hermit in the woods of central Maine for nearly 3 decades has told authorities his eyeglasses are the only thing he owns.Christopher Knight, known as the North Pond Hermit, appeared in Kennebec County Superior Court Tuesday for a status conference on his case.The 47-year-old Knight was arrested in April while allegedly breaking into a camp to steal food.Authorities say he may be responsible for more than 1000 burglaries in the years he lived in alone in the woods of Rome.


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