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Featured Crime 12/6/2016
Offense: Sexual Assault
Suspect: Dark skinned male possibly Hispanic
Time/Date: Saturday December 3rd, 2016 at approximately 4:41pm
Location: Trail behind the baseball field at the corner of Rosewood Drive and Lake Drive. The baseball field is located on the North side of Lake Drive at Rosewood, Amity Township
Synopsis:
On Saturday December 3rd, 2016 at approximately 4:41pm the Amity Township Police Department responded to a report of a Sexual Assault that had just occurred. The incident took place on the trail behind the baseball field at the corner of Rosewood Drive and Lake Drive. The baseball field is located on the North side of Lake Drive at Rosewood.
 
The female victim stated that she went for a run towards the trail behind the baseball field. The victim further stated that there was a dark skinned male possibly Hispanic, 40 years of age, wrinkled skin, and a scruffy beard and mustache, approximately 5' 4", dark long hair, long fingernails, wearing a black "Mack" baseball cap, a black oversized thermal style long sleeve shirt with a front pocket on the left chest area, gray jeans and gray work boots. He was standing near the shed at the baseball field when he first made contact with the victim.
 
The male may be possibly missing one or more front teeth. The offender spoke with a possible accent and a lisp. The victim ran onto the trail and the male ran after her. She reported that the male caught up to her and sexually assaulted her.  The victim was able to strike the male on the right side of his face with a rock and break away. The male fled in an unknown direction. The victim returned home at which time she notified the police. A sketch artist was able to do a composite sketch of the suspect based on the description from the victim.
Anyone with information pertaining to this incident or who can identify the suspects is requested to call Crime Alert Berks Tip Line at 1-877-373-9913. You may also contact the Amity Township Police at 610-689-6002.
 
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Featured Crime 12/5/2016
Offense: Vehicle Theft
Suspect: White or Hispanic male
Time/Date: Early morning hours of Friday, November 18, 2016
Location: 1100 block Schuylkill Ave Reading
Synopsis: The Spring Township Police Department is attempting to identify a person of interest in the investigation of a stolen 2014 Ford F150 pickup truck which occurred in the early morning hours of Friday, November 18, 2016. The victim had left both sets of his keys inside his vehicle at the time of incident. The vehicle was recovered to the rear of a church located in the 1100 block Schuylkill Ave Reading. The suspect appears to be white or Hispanic male, late teens early 20’s, Black denim jacket, with a red hooded sweat shirt, grey pants, and grey and white sneakers.
Anyone with information pertaining to this incident or who can identify the suspects is requested to call Crime Alert Berks Tip Line at 1-877-373-9913. You may also contact the Spring Township Police, Detective Cory Huntsinger, at 610-678-3431.
 
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