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Info sought following assault in Elizabethtown

Posted 11/12/13

 

Elizabethtown police are seeking information after an assault of a man with a baseball bat on Tuesday, Nov. 5 at 6 p.m.

The victim, a 44-year-old white male, had responded to a Craigslist ad to purchase a television at MoviE-town …

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Info sought following assault in Elizabethtown

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Elizabethtown police are seeking information after an assault of a man with a baseball bat on Tuesday, Nov. 5 at 6 p.m.

The victim, a 44-year-old white male, had responded to a Craigslist ad to purchase a television at MoviE-town Cinema, and was greeted by a woman who led him to the side of the building, police reported.  

A male suspect then struck the victim at least three times with a baseball bat - once on the head - before the victim was able to escape to the rear of the building, according to police.  The victim is being treated at a local hospital for traumatic head and arm injuries.

The male suspect is of unknown race is approximately 5-foot-6 to 5-foot-7 inches tall and 150 pounds and was wearing a dark hooded sweatshirt. The female suspect was white, possibly Hispanic, in her early to mid 20s, 5-foot-5 inches tall and 110 to 120 pounds, according to the report. 

The incident is still under investigation, and anyone with information is urged to contact the Elizabethtown Police Department at 717-367-1835 or by e-mail at ElizabethtownAdmin@police.co.lancaster.pa.us.

Police advise caution when purchasing items through online marketplaces such as Craigslist.