NORTH FAYETTE TOWNSHIP, Pa. — A man impersonated a police officer and pulled over a woman, who then punched him to get away, Pennsylvania State Police said.
The incident happened about 9:30 a.m. on Jan. 21 on Route 22 in North Fayette Township.
The woman stopped her car on the shoulder of Route 22 at the Imperial exit in North Fayette.
When the man approached the woman’s car, he asked her if she knew why she was being pulled over, police said. The woman asked if he was a police officer, at which point the man reached through the car window and grabbed for her.
The woman punched the man in the face and was able to drive away.
The man is described as white and in his 30s. He was wearing blue jeans, a black hoodie and a black hat with either the Pittsburgh Penguins or the Pittsburgh Pirates logo on the front. Longer, dark hair stuck out from under the hat.
Anyone with information is asked to call PSP Pittsburgh at 412-299-1607.