Robbery: B&B Gas Station Attendant Hit
- A gas station attendant was treated for injuries sustained during a robbery at B&B on 2335 River Road. The robbery occurred around 8:20 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 16. According to North Sewickley police, the attendant was attacked by a male dressed in a dark, hooded sweatshirt. The suspect hit the attendant several times in the head and threatened the employee with a knife before taking an undetermined amount of money. The suspect fled on foot. The attendant was treated at the Ellwood City hospital and released. Police have been unable to identify from the description and surveillance footage.
Crash on Lawrence Ave.
- Two vehicles were involved in a crash on Monday, Nov 16. on Sixth and Lawrence, resulting in one vehicle towed away but no injuries. According to the police report, the crash occurred around 5 p.m. when one vehicle, traveling north on Sixth Street, ran a red light and the second vehicle, traveling east on Lawrence Avenue, struck it. An eye witness confirmed that the northbound car ran the red light.
Loop Street Burglary
- Officers were called to Loop Street for a burglary not-in-progress on Saturday, Nov. 14. According to the police report, the burglary occurred between 11:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. Investigating officers determined the suspect had pried off a rear window screen, opened the window and entered the rear bedroom. The resident reported a laptop valued around $600 and about 30 Tramadol pills were stolen. The investigation is ongoing.
Police Catch Man for Public Drunkenness Already with Outstanding Warrants
- According to the police report, on Nov. 7 around 1.m., officers were requested to check Lawrence Avenue for a male acting intoxicated. Investigating officers apprehended a man stumbling around Unimart. The man was identified as Edward Alford, 45, of Ellwood City, who was wanting by Lawrence County for failure to appear. Police cited him for public drunkenness and transferred him to the Lawrence County Jail. His previous charges were two counts of DUI and driving while suspended.