UPDATE: Assault suspect arrested

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UPDATE: As of Monday morning (4/23), police say Nagle is now behind bars. He was arrested without incident.


State Police in Ebensburg are actively searching for a man after an overnight assault in Portage Borough.

Officers said during the incident, Nickolas Nagle, 21, allegedly threatened several people with a .12 gauge shotgun.  We’re told Nagle then fled with the weapon.  

Officials said he is believed to be in and around the Portage area. They want Nagle to turn himself in.

Anyone with information about the suspect’s whereabouts is asked to contact the State Police Barracks in Ebensburg at 814-471-6500. Police advise to not approach him as he is to be considered armed and dangerous.

Officials also warn anyone who assists Nagle with avoiding apprehension will be charged criminally with the appropriate charges.

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