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Sewickley Police Investigate Possible Assault on Moon Man

Police say a Moon Township man was taken to the hospital after being assaulted.

Sewickley police are investigating the assault of a Moon Township man who was taken to Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh for injuries he suffered from a possible attack in Sewickley.

Police were advised at 4:15 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 10 by Allegheny County dispatch that a 40-year-old man was possibly assaulted at the American Legion on Chadwick Street.

Valley Ambulance medics advised Moon police that the man appeared to have been assaulted. Police said both of the man’s eyes were swollen and he complained that his face hurt.

Moon police couldn’t determine if the man drove home or was dropped off at his house.

He was taken to Heritage Valley Sewickley hospital, where police said the man was “very confused” about where he had been assaulted, first stating that it happened in Aliquippa, then in Moon Township, then Sewickley.

He also directed police to speak to his girlfriend in the waiting room, but there was no one with him, police said. Police obtained a telephone number for his girlfriend, but received no answer. Police said the man was transported to Allegheny General Hospital.

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

Train fire

Police were called 9:40 p.m. Nov. 6 to the Haysville light for a report of a train on fire. Ohio Township police foumd the train in their area near the Glenfield Viaduct and handled the call.

Criminal mischief

Police responded at 7:48 a.m. Nov. 7 to a criminal mischief complaint on Centennial Avenue. Police said a resident complained someone took an Obama campaign sign from her porch and threw it in the front yard.

Groundhog complaints 

Police responded at 12:45 p.m. Nov. 7 to a report of a sick groundhog running around Grimes Street. Police arrived but were unable to find the animal.

Police were again called at 1:39 p.m. for a groundhog that was involved in a fight with a resident’s dog. Police said the groundhog ran off before officers arrived. Police searched the area, but could not find the animal.

Car crash report

One driver was injured following a two-car crash Nov. 7 at Beaver and Little streets. Police said Kelley Whalen of Sewickley suffered abrasions to her face, a small black eye and a swollen lip. She declined an ambulance and was taken to the hospital by private vehicle.

Police said the crash happened on Beaver Street when a car driven by Nancy Clark of Sewickley turned right onto Beaver from Little Street and collided with Whalen’s car. 

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Silkyslim November 13, 2012 at 11:37 AM
I think someone forgot to proof read the article on the "Car crash report".
Larissa Dudkiewicz November 13, 2012 at 01:58 PM
It's fixed. Thanks Silkyslim.

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