The Daily Item, Sunbury, PA

July 15, 2013

State police say Adams Township robber attempted rape

By Rick Dandes
The Daily Item

SUNBURY — TROXELVILLE — State police are searching for a man who robbed and tried to rape a 27-year-old woman in Adams Township early Sunday.

Police described the man as being white with an average build. They said he was in his late 30s or early 40s.He was driving a full-size, red Chevrolet pickup truck, possibly a Silverado.

The attack occurred as the woman was building a fire along Kissimmee Road. The suspect stopped at the scene, made advances toward the woman, took money and medication from her purse, scuffled with her and then drove away, police said. Anyone with information is asked to call trooper Brent W. Bobb at (570) 374-8145.