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$1,000 reward offered for man who stole $5 from elderly Hermitage woman

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Mercer County Crime Solvers is offering a reward of up to $1,000 for information leading to the arrest of the man who forced his way into a Hermitage home, cut an elderly woman with a box cutter, and stole $5 from her purse.

Police reports say that around 10:30 p.m. on Friday, the suspect forced his way into a home on the 2000 block of Spangler Road, threw the woman to the ground, hit her in the face, and then cut her before taking the money.

The woman was treated at a hospital for her injuries.

Police describe the suspect as a white male, 25 to 30-years-old, medium build, medium height, with brown hair.

Anyone with information concerning the crime is asked to contact Deputy Police Chief Eric Jewell at (724) 983-6780, or Mercer County Dispatch at (724) 662-6110.

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