– Police reported an incident of harassment that occurred sometime between 9 p.m. Saturday and 11 p.m. Monday at a remote site of a former surface mining operation in Rush Township, Centre County. A 22-year-old man attended an outdoor party at the previously said location. While there, someone came up to him and allegedly punched him in the face. The victim was struck underneath his right eye and a second time in his nose area.
– During the month of August, the Philipsburg State Police investigated 26 accidents. Of these accidents, police said the main causes were driving too fast for the road conditions and inattentive driving. They reminded motorists to remain in a safe following distance behind the vehicle ahead of them. They indicated that distractions, such as cellular phones, should not be used while they’re operating a vehicle. If a phone call or text message must be received, they said the safest action for the motorist is to pull off the roadway. Police said all vehicle occupants must wear a seatbelt while a vehicle is in operation under state law.
– Police reported an incident of harassment at approximately 2:30 p.m. Monday at a North Third Street residence in Philipsburg Borough, Centre County. A 69-year-old Philipsburg man allegedly wrote harassing letters to a 50-year-old Philipsburg woman and placed them in her mailbox and door. The accused has been charged with harassment.
– Police reported an incident of theft by unlawful taking that occurred sometime between 4 p.m. Aug. 26 and 8 a.m. Aug. 27 in Union Township, Centre County. A 16-foot scaffolding stage from a residential construction site went missing from a Hall Road address. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Philipsburg State Police at 814-342-3370.