Local News 2/14/22

News 2-14-22 AK

Police are looking for the man behind an early-morning armed robbery in Ebensburg.

On Sunday around 4:50 a.m., a white man that appears to be in his 20s committed an armed robbery at the Unimart in Ebensburg. Police noted the suspect fled the scene on foot toward Center Street, traveling north toward the courthouse. According to Cambria County 911, there were no injuries. Anyone with information is asked to reach out to the Cambria Township Police Department on Facebook or by calling their office at 814-472-6040.

The Johnstown Police Department is currently investigating a homicide where one man died from gunshot wounds early Saturday morning. Terrell Green died at Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center following a shooting on Ash Street in Johnstown. Anyone with information regarding this matter may make an anonymous tip by contacting JPD by texting “JPD” to 84741 or by calling the Cambria County non-emergency number at (814) 472-2100.

An Altoona man was sentenced in federal court to 10 years in prison after pleading guilty to possession of child pornography charges. Matthew Michael Walter, 33, reportedly received images of minors engaged in sexually explicit conduct in Aug. 2019. Walter will now see 10 years behind bars with another 10 years of supervised release after that.

A woman is in custody after allegedly attacking a man with a knife at a residence in Bedford County. Three males told police that Crystal Long attempted to stab one of them. When police located Long upstairs in a bedroom they interviewed her, and she told police that she was drinking with the victim before she attacked. Police discovered that Long attempted to kiss the man but he rejected her and she went upstairs. As the three were talking about what happened, she came back downstairs and grabbed a knife and lunged at the victim. Police noted that the male had minor cuts.

State police are investigating after catalytic converters were stolen from two different vehicles in Huntingdon County. On Feb. 9, police discovered that two catalytic converters were cut off from vehicles. Police noted that one vehicle was a 1997 Jeep and the other was a 2003 Toyota van. Anyone with information regarding the theft is asked to contact Pennsylvania State Police Huntingdon at (814)-627-3161.

The Pennsylvania Department of Health reports our central region is showing 353 new COVID-19 cases since Thursday, bringing our total to 171,688 known COVID-19 cases.