Girard crime activity: Woman says man hit her with wooden stick while walking, police say

27 First News - 07-16

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2:30 p.m. – 200 block of W. Prospect Ave., police were dispatched for a reported assault. According to the police report, the woman said she was hit with a wooden stick while walking down the sidewalk. When police spoke to the suspect, he said he was working in the garden and did not touch the woman. He said they got into an argument over the woman coming to his house on Monday, asking to use the bathroom. He said he found her in the basement and after asking her to leave, he noticed that $800 was missing. Police reviewed a video on the woman’s phone, but they could not tell for sure if she was struck by the stick, according to a police report. Police said the woman later came to the station, saying the man was threatening her, believing that she took his drugs.

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