Local News 3-21-13

Patton Township Police Investigate Attempted Robbery

Patton Township Police are investigating an attempted armed robbery of a tow truck driver in the 800 block of Cricklewood Drive yesterday morning. Police say the driver was approached by a suspect who pointed a handgun at him and demanded money. The man did not obtain anything from the driver or truck and fled the scene. Police say the suspect is a black male, approximately 5-foot-10, with dreadlocks. Anyone with information should contact the department at 814-234-0273. 


Man Pleads Guilty

A South Carolina man pleaded guilty to felony aggravated assault charges yesterday for a December incident at the Autoport restaurant in State College. Police say 22-year-old William Dixon stabbed another man after an argument at the restaurant. Both men were in the area working for construction companies at the time.