Police briefs - Dec. 2

December 02, 2011

11-year-old struck while riding bicycle

GREENCASTLE, Pa. — An 11-year-old girl was taken to Waynesboro (Pa.) Hospital Thursday afternoon after being struck by a pickup truck while riding a bicycle in Antrim Township, Pa., Pennsylvania State Police said.

The accident was reported at 3:42 p.m. at the intersection of Ridge Road and Flower Drive, troopers said.

James K. Faulk, 53, of Greencastle, was driving a 1996 Ford F-150 south when the girl rode in front of his vehicle, troopers said.

The girl was not identified in the report and the severity of her injuries was unknown, troopers said.

Salvation Army donation kettle stolen

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. — A wheelchair-bound Salvation Army bell ringer had her donation kettle stolen from her earlier this week, Pennsylvania State Police said.

Vonda Kelso, 62, of Chambersburg, was collecting donations Tuesday at Sunnyway Foods at 49 Warm Spring Road when two males stole the kettle around 7:30 p.m., troopers said.

One of the males, dressed in dark clothing with a pink and white cloth around his head, took the kettle and ran to a white vehicle driven by the other male, troopers said.

Cigarettes, lottery tickets stolen from service station Friday morning


FORT LOUDON, Pa. — Cigarettes and lottery tickets were stolen Friday morning in a burglary at Pensinger's Service Station at 123 Path Valley Road, Pennsylvania State Police said.

The burglary was discovered at 12:12 a.m. and the building had been forcibly entered, troopers said.

Anyone with information about the burglary may call state police at 717-264-5161.

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