The Daily Item, Sunbury, PA

July 5, 2014

Female runner flees pickup truck driver in Shamokin Township


The Daily Item

— STONINGTON — Police are seeking information about a man who accosted a woman as she ran on Pine Hill Road in Shamokin Township on Tuesday.

The victim, 45, whose name is being withheld, said the incident took place between 7:15 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., when she was approached by a white, full-sized pickup truck.

The driver, described as a man in his late 20s to 30s, with light brown hair and possibly a mustache and chin hair, tried to grab the woman, police said. She was able to flee and the truck headed north on Pine Hill Road.

Police say the truck was possibly a full-sized white Dodge four-door with extended mirrors.

Anyone with information is asked to phone state police at Stonington at (570) 286-5601.