Nature of Incident:
Date of Incident:
August 17, 2014
Location of Incident:
Glen Rock Borough, PA
Person Involved: Patrick Allen Dent, 34, of Parkton, Md
Incident Summary:
On August 17, 2014 officers were dispatched to the first block of Baltimore St. in Glen Rock Borough for a purse snatching/robbery.

The investigation revealed that the female victim was walking on Baltimore St. when a man approached and attacked her from behind. The man grabbed the victimís purse and pulled it away from the victim. The victim fought back, trying to keep a hold of her purse.

During the struggle the man struck the victim several times in her ribs. The man was overpowering the victim when two citizens were driving by and observed the incident.

The two men stopped and assisted the victim by detaining the subject until police arrived. The victim and two good samaritans obtained minor injuries from the struggle with the man.

The offender, Patrick Allen Dent, 34 yoa of Parkton, Md, was arrested and arraigned on charges of Robbery, Simple Assault, Disorderly Conduct, and Criminal Mischief.

Dent was placed into York County Prison on $150,000 bail.



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