Police Blotter: Authorities Investigate Possible Sexual Assault

Sewickley police said the alleged rape occurred earlier this month.

Police received a report Feb. 11 of a sexual assault involving a teen who was raped by an 18-year-old man.

Police were told the alleged assault occurred Feb. 9 at a bonfire somewhere in Sewickley.

The matter has been turned over to Allegheny County Police detectives. Charges have not been filed.


Sewickley police also responded to the following incidents. Each incident reflects police records and is not an indication of guilt:

Wallet theft report

 Police were called at 5:15 p.m. Feb. 16 to the Sewickley Valley YMCA to take a theft report. Police said someone stole a bright orange wallet containing $80, a $25 gift card and an OLSH student identification card.


Crash report

Police were called Feb. 14 to the intersection of Boundary Street at Ohio River Boulevard for a report of a two-vehicle crash with no injuries. Police said Colby Robinson, 21, of Leet Township was at the intersection when he backed his vehicle into a stopped car belonging to Daryl Schurmann, 60, of Sewickley. Police said Schurmann’s car had hood and front bumper damage.


Public drunkenness

A Sewickley man was cited with public drunkenness after police received a report shortly before 7 p.m. Feb. 10 that he'd fallen off his bicycle on Duquesne Way. Police said Williams Jones, 56 of Beaver Street, could barely stand when police located him on Beaver Street. Police took him to the Coraopolis Police lockup to sober.


Vehicle towed

Police stopped a vehicle at 2:10 a.m. Feb. 7 on Route 65 near McKown Lane after the car was seen with its four-way flashers traveling about 20 mph in the 45 mph zone. Police said the driver Farrukh Ajaz, 25, of Rochester, PA, felt something was wrong with his vehicle. He was found to have a suspended license and the vehicle was towed.  Ajaz and his passenger were given a courtesy ride to Eat ‘n Park.


Choking report

Police were called Feb. 5 to the 1500 block of Railroad Street for a report of a 6-year-old choking on a bracelet. The bracelet had become dislodged when police arrived. Valley Ambulance responded and police left.


Suspicious persons

Police were called Feb. 7 at 4:46 p.m. to Beaver and Broad streets for a report of an older male walking around talking to himself. Police spoke with the male and learned he was waiting for the bus. Officers monitored the man until he boarded the bus for the city, police said.

Police were also called at 3:25 p.m. Feb. 6 to the 500 block of Blackburn Road for a report of a man who walked into a business asking strange questions and begging for money. Police were unable to find the man, described as tall wearing an orange jacket and black beanie.


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