Police probe Clifton Park assault

Wednesday, February 20, 2013
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A suspect in an alleged assault is shown in this photo leaving a Clifton Park home Sunday. (State police photo)
A suspect in an alleged assault is shown in this photo leaving a Clifton Park home Sunday. (State police photo)

— A 67-year-old Clifton Park resident was assaulted Sunday night after opening his door to a stranger, according to state police.

The man opened his door at approximately 5:50 p.m. to a man who allegedly asked him his name and then struck him on the head with a metal pipe.

The victim was treated for a head laceration at St. Mary's Hospital in Troy and has been released.

According to police, the suspect is a white male in his 30s, approximately 5-foot-10, weighing 165 pounds and wearing a gray knit hat and dark-colored winter jacket with a zipper. He was operating a white SUV, possibly a Nissan Pathfinder.

The suspect was reportedly last seen heading towards Clifton Park Center Road.

Anyone with any information regarding this incident is asked to contact the State Police at Clifton Park at 383-8583.

 

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