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Police: Woman attacked while running near Shermans Dale - abc27 WHTM

Police: Woman attacked while running near Shermans Dale

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SHERMANS DALE, Pa. (WHTM) -

State police are investigating an incident where a woman says she was attacked while running along a Perry County road.

The 25-year-old woman told troopers she was on Reigle Road in Carroll Township when a man came up behind her on foot and started to assault her.

She said the man, who was possibly in his 20's, displayed a weapon during the incident, which occurred just before 6 p.m. Tuesday, according to police.

The woman was able to get away from her attacker, who then fled in a dark colored pickup truck.

Troopers are investigating the incident as an attempted kidnapping.

Anyone with information is asked to call state police in Newport at 717-567-3110.


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