Man Charged with Attempted Homicide After Alleged Crowbar Beating
DINGMAN TOWNSHIP — A man is facing a slew of charges after state police said he left another man for dead in Pike County.
Troopers said they took Vincent Colletta, 22, into custody Thursday morning. State police believe a 19-year-old man came to Colletta’s house in Dingman Township on Wednesday and Colletta beat him with a crowbar.
Colletta then allegedly stole items from the victim, including four bags of heroin.
The victim was flown to the hospital and is in critical condition.
Colletta admitted to the crime. He is locked up in the Pike County Jail. Colletta is charged with attempted criminal homicide, receiving stolen property, tampering with evidence and several other counts.