On Tuesday, January 8, 2019 police in Wilkes-Barre say a victim reported two unknown black males stopped him as he walked along Kidder St (near Conyngham Ave), produced a black colored firearm and assaulted him around 11:30AM. Police say the complainant was able to break free of the suspects and flee.
Police say no physical description of the suspects could be provided and the suspects fled on foot to the area of Jenks Ln but were not located by police in a search of the area. The victim sustained non-life threatening injuries and was transported to a local hospital for further evaluation.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Wilkes-Barre Police at (570) 208-4200.