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State Police Calls: Retail Theft, Criminal Mischief, Two-Vehicle Crash

Wednesday, February 5, 2020 @ 12:02 AM

Posted by Aly Delp

State Police (by Dave)CLARION CO., Pa. (EYT) – Area state police responded to the following calls:

(Photo by Dave Cyphert of ProPoint Media Photography)

Retail Theft in Monroe Township

According to police, around 3:04 p.m. on Monday, February 3, 58-year-old Rita Hippchen, of Brookville, attempted to take miscellaneous pet supplies valued at $114.80 from the Walmart store in Monroe Township before being stopped by Walmart employees.

Clarion-based State Police were then notified and Hippchen was taken into custody without issue.

The investigation is ongoing.

Criminal Mischief in Clarion Township

Clarion-based State Police are currently investigating an incident of criminal mischief that occurred at a business on U.S. 322 in Clarion Township between 6:00 p.m. on January 28 and 12:30 p.m. on February 2.

Police say unknown individual(s) used an unknown object to strike and crack a window at the business. The unknown individual(s) then fled in an unknown direction.

According to police, the damage is estimated at approximately $500.00.

The investigation is ongoing.

Crash in Harmony Township

Marienville-based State Police responded to a two-vehicle accident that occurred on Main Street just south of Bridge Street in Harmony Township, Forest County, around 3:21 p.m. on Monday, February 3.

According to police, a vehicle was backing up in the parking lot of West Hickory Sportsmen’s when a second vehicle entered the parking lot. The first vehicle then struck the second vehicle at the ten o’clock position.

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