New Castle News


March 12, 2013

Woman accused in break-in, assault

NEW CASTLE — A Neshannock Village woman is wanted for allegedly breaking into an apartment and assaulting two women there.

New Castle police say Brittney Flak, 19, of 461 Neshannock Ave., Apt. 15, is charged with burglary, criminal conspiracy to commit burglary, criminal trespass, criminal conspiracy to commit criminal trespass, simple assault and harassment.

Officers said Flak reportedly had an accomplice in the act who has not yet been identified.

Police were called to Wallace Avenue around noon Wednesday following reports that two people kicked in an apartment door and gone inside.

Upon entering the apartment, police encountered the victims. One of them said she is pregnant and was punched in the side of her stomach.

Police were told Flak’s alleged accomplice reportedly pushed the other woman against the kitchen table and hit her in the right side of her face.

The first victim then ran into the bathroom where, she said, Flak punched her numerous times, once near her stomach. The intruders then fled.

The victim told police Flak, who is known to her, has made threats against her and her unborn child on Facebook.

District Judge Melissa A. Amodie has issued a warrant for Flak’s arrest.

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