JOHNSTOWN, Pa (WJAC) — Police in Cambria County continue to search for a man following an altercation with an officer earlier Friday.
The Ferndale police chief says an officer suffered minor injuries Friday afternoon after getting into a struggle with a man who said he had a weapon.
Chief John Blake says the officer responded to the 100 block of Quaker Avenue in Ferndale for a parking complaint and reports of a man, who Blake identified as John Hoffman of Middle Taylor Township, trying to unsuccessfully carjack a vehicle.
Blake says the officer noticed Hoffman was intoxicated; Hoffman told the officer he had a gun, and they began to struggle.
According to Blake, Hoffman ran away, and a chase ensued involving other officers.
The injured officer was treated and is okay.
Hoffman remains at large and the Ferndale Police Department is currently consulting with the Cambria County district attorney to press charges.
DUQUESNE, Pa. – A string of fake dollar bills is circulating in the Pittsburgh area and they’re being passed as real money, according to police.
Investigators with the City of Duquesne Police Department are asking area business owners to check their money closely.
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In pictures posted to their social media, police point out fine print on the bills with the word “replica.”
Police said the money can be bought legally online and it only becomes a crime when someone tries to pass it off as real.