Can You Help Saratoga Co Sheriff’s? Woman Pulled from SUV & Assaulted
A scary incident occurred on a farm road in Halfmoon on Friday night (December 9th). The Saratoga County Sheriff's Office is hoping someone witnessed it or knows something about the altercation and can help identify a suspect.
At 5:20 pm on Friday night, December 9th, the Saratoga County Sheriff's Office got a 911 call from a woman who said she was assaulted while driving on Lower Newtown Road just west of Button Road in Halfmoon.
The woman told the dispatcher that she was flagged down by a man walking along Lower Newtown Road just past the intersection of Button Road. (This was at 5:20 pm when the call came in. It is already dark by then.)
When the woman pulled over to offer assistance, the man allegedly pulled her from her SUV and assaulted her according to the Saratoga County Sheriff's Office press release. She was treated and released from the hospital.
Description of the Suspect
The woman described the suspect as a male in his 50s wearing a dark-colored hooded sweatshirt.
Were You in the Area?
The Saratoga County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's assistance to find the suspect. If you or someone you know was traveling along Lower Newtown Road near the Button Road intersection on Friday, December 9th around the time of the incident, you are asked to contact the Saratoga County Sheriff's Office at 518-885-6761 or local law enforcement.