Police: Harrisburg man beat woman with glass bottle

Ricky Clark (submitted)

HARRISBURG, Pa. (WHTM) – A city man is wanted on assault and other charges after police said he assaulted a woman who jumped out of a moving vehicle to save herself.

Ricky Clark, 28, struck the 25-year-old woman in the face multiple times with a glass bottle, threatened her with a knife, and told her he would kill her, city police said in a news release.

The woman told officers she was arguing with Clark while they were in a vehicle Tuesday night in the 200 block of Hillside Drive. She said that after Clark assaulted her, he drove away in the vehicle and she jumped out because she feared for her life, according to the news release.

Clark drove away in the vehicle, which belongs to the woman’s uncle. Police said he did not have permission to drive the car.

He is charged with recklessly endangering, terroristic threats, aggravated assault, simple assault, unauthorized use of a motor vehicle, driving without a license, and reckless driving.

Anyone with information on his whereabouts may call Dauphin County Police Dispatch at 717-558-6900 and ask for a city detective.

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