UPDATE: Police search for elderly woman’s attacker out of Huntingdon County

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HUNTINGDON COUNTY, Pa. (WTAJ) — An elderly woman in Huntingdon County was flown to an area hospital Sunday for injuries state police say she sustained during an attempted homicide.

UPDATE: The victim’s silver 2001 Chevrolet Impala has an “IN MEMORY OF JAMIE PETERSON” sticker on the rear passenger side of the back window. Images from the Valley Forge Turnpike show the driver to be African-American.

The car was reportedly last seen on the Pennsylvania Turnpike at the Fort Littleton Entrance June 20 at approximately 7:10 a.m. and then again at the Valley Forge exit of the turnpike at approximately 9:23 a.m.

Anyone with information regarding this incident or the whereabouts of the vehicle is asked to contact PSP Huntingdon at (814) 627-3161.

According to the woman’s son, she’s out of intensive care and facing a long journey, saying it hurts to even swallow. The son said that the house is no longer good for her and she will be selling the home to move in with family.

Original Story:

Troopers responded to a residence along Fannettsburg Pike in Shade Gap for a reported home invasion. Once on scene, an 86-year-old woman was located with severe injuries.

Unknown individual(s) reportedly entered the home and assaulted the woman. Troopers noted that her vehicle, a 2001 Chevrolet Impala, was also missing from the residence. The vehicle is silver in color with a Pennsylvania state license plate bearing DKD3848.

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The condition of the woman and the description of the suspect(s) are unknown at this time.

Anyone with information regarding this incident or the whereabouts of the vehicle is asked to contact PSP Huntingdon at (814) 627-3161.

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