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Somerset Borough police blotter: May 2

May 3, 2019

Accident in Somerset

Somerset Borough police responded to a two-vehicle accident Tuesday afternoon at the intersection of West Fairview Street and North Edgewood Avenue.

Police said a 17-year-old girl from Somerset was operating one vehicle, and Kathy Durst, 62, of Friedens, was operating the other. Injuries were reported. Both occupants were taken to a hospital for further evaluation, police said.

Vehicles collide

No one was injured in a two-vehicle accident April 26 at the intersection of South Edgewood Avenue and Cannell Drive in Somerset Borough.

Colton Manners, 18, of Somerset, entered South Edgewood Avenue from Cannell Drive and traveled into the path of a vehicle driven by Alan Wilson 58, of Rockwood, according to borough police. Manners told police he did not see the other vehicle.

The Somerset Volunteer Fire Department assisted police at the scene.

Items stolen

Somerset Borough police are investigating a theft from a residence along Highland Park Drive.

Kathleen Gary told police that two televisions and a silver stereo system were taken from her residence sometime between 9:30 a.m. April 15 and 3 p.m. April 16. There were no signs of forced entry, according to police.

Assault reported

Somerset Borough police are investigating an assault.

On the night of April 22, police were asked to respond to UPMC Somerset for a report of an assault victim who had come to the emergency room to seek treatment. Nicole Cramer told police she had been assaulted by an unidentified person outside her apartment at 800 E. Main St. on April 18.

Cramer reported that the individual was a white male, approximately 5 feet 9 inches to 6 feet tall, with a medium build, according to police. He was wearing a dark hoodie and had the hood drawn over his face.

“Cramer reported the suspect approached her and without saying a word . . . punched her in the face,” police wrote in an information release.

He then grabbed her around the neck. Cramer told police she broke free and went inside her apartment. Police observed injuries to her face and neck.

The investigation is continuing.