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Lower Paxton Township Police Department
Wednesday May 4th, 2011 :: 09:50 a.m. EDT


Aggravated assault arrest, Monday Night, Lingletown area.

DATE: Tuesday, May 03, 2011

Lower Paxton Twp. Police have charged an 18 year old Swatara Township man with Aggravated Assault for an incident yesterday evening at approximately 7:30 PM. The victim, a 21 year old Lykens man, told police that he had been standing in the parking lot of a church at the corner of Chapel St. and N. Mountain Rd. when he was approached by Eric Orlando Johnson Jr. of the 400 block of Princeton Rd. who, reportedly without provocation, punched him twice in the face and head. The victim was transported to a local emergency room for treatment by South Central EMS. Police were told that Johnson and the victim did know of each other apparently through others. Johnson turned himself in to police last night. Anyone who may have witnessed the incident is urged to contact police.

Anyone with information is urged to contact the Lower Paxton Township Police Department at (717) 657-5656, the anonymous Tip-Line at (717) 724-8317 or Crime Stoppers at (800) 262-3080.

Lower Paxton Township Police Department
425 Prince St
Harrisburg, PA 17109

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 717-657-5656

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