Assault Reported in Mall Restroom


A teenager reported she was assaulted by a man in a bathroom at the Schuylkill Mall and police said it could be the second time something like that happened in a month.

According to state police, the 16-year-old girl went into a bathroom stall Saturday evening and a man followed her in, went into the stall and assaulted her.

Police searched the mall but could not find the man.  Investigators said his description matches that of another man wanted for a similar assault March 8 in the same bathroom.

Troopers released a composite sketch created only from the teenager’s description of the man.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact state police at Frackville at 570-874-5300.


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