Man wanted for robbery, assault in Lancaster

LANCASTER, Pa. (WHTM) – Police are looking for a homeless man wanted for a robbery and assault.

Thomas Gerlitzki, 43, struck another man on the back of his head with a metal pipe and stole cash from the victim Feb. 24, according to Lancaster police.

The victim was able to walk into a business for help. He was treated at a hospital for significant injuries to the head.

Gerlitzki has since been charged with robbery and aggravated assault, and police have a warrant for his arrest.

Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to call Lancaster police at 717-735-3301 or Lancaster Crime Stoppers at (800) 322-1913.

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