Police seek tips in Lower Paxton indecent assault case

HARRISBURG, Pa. (WHTM) – Police are asking for help from the public to solve an indecent assault case in Lower Paxton Township.

The female victim was walking on Jonestown Road after leaving the Colonial Park Mall when an unknown man began following her in the area of Interstate 83. He grabbed her several times on the buttocks and tried to grab her throat, police said.

She was able to escape by punching the man in the face.

The suspect is described as an Indian male, 35 to 45 years of age, about 5’10’ tall with dark, thick curly hair. He was last seen wearing a black leather jacket and jeans, according to a news release.

Anyone with information may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-262-3080. Tipsters can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a cash reward of up to $2,000.

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