Heavy police presence reported in Claridge
There was a heavy police presence in the Claridge section of Penn Township Wednesday afternoon as police searched for a suspect who apparently was involved with a chase.
Several roads were blocked off in the area of Claridge Elliott and Blocks roads. Police appeared to have the suspect in custody around 2:50 p.m. near the post office and Denmark and Blocks roads.
Elsewhere on Claridge Elliott Road, a Jeep appeared to have crashed into a telephone pole and stopped off of the road. The pole was hanging from utility wires.
State troopers and officers from Greensburg, Penn Township and Jeannette were investigating.
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