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November 27, 2012

Police: Reports for Nov. 27


•Accident. Police said Darren J. Rowlands, 27, of Ellwood City was westbound on Route 108 in Scott Township at 6:45 p.m. Saturday, just west of Old Route 108. The vehicle left the road and struck an embankment, police said, sustaining moderate damage. According to officers, Rowland was not wearing a seatbelt, but he was not injured.

•Accident. Police said Louis E. Brown, 27, of New Castle was eastbound on Route 108 and approaching Route 19 at 6:45 p.m. Saturday when he began to slide on the ice-covered road. The car slid into an embankment on the east side of the highway, police said, and rolled onto the driver’s side. There were no injuries reported.

•Accident. Police said a 17-year-old female suffered a moderate injury at 2:40 p.m. Friday as the result of an accident at Route 351 and Valley View Road in Little Beaver Township. Police said she took her eyes off the road to look at the radio and her westbound vehicle went off the north berm. She overcorrected, traveled across the highway and hit a tree. Police said the driver will be cited for careless driving.

•Assault. Police said a man and woman were walking along Route 351 west of Ellwood City in Wayne Township at 8:30 p.m. Wednesday when a passing vehicle turned around and stopped. Three males got out of the vehicle and accused the pair of throwing something at their car. Officers said the male was assaulted, suffering a facial injury, and the attackers fled on foot. The female driver drove off. Anyone with information about the incident has been asked to contact state police at (724) 598-2211.

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