EBENSBURG, Pa. (WTAJ) — A Cambria County man faces prices after police mentioned he broke into a house early within the morning whereas wielding a knife.
On July 3 round 6 a.m., 47-year-old Thomas Rankin, of Nanty Glo, broke into a house on the 4000 block of Ben Franklin Freeway in Blacklick Township.
State police at Ebensburg report that Rankin entered the bed room with a kitchen knife whereas two individuals have been asleep and ended up getting right into a bodily altercation with one in every of them.
Earlier than leaving, Rankin took a vape machine and a prescription marijuana cartridge. He then obtained right into a black SUV and struck one of many sufferer’s autos, police mentioned. He fled east on Ben Franklin Freeway and was unable to be positioned.
A warrant was issued for Rankin, and he’s awaiting arraignment on prices of housebreaking, easy assault, recklessly endangering one other particular person, theft, legal mischief and harassment.
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