By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — State Police are on the lookout for a man they say is accused of impersonating a police officer.READ MORE: Masks No Longer Required For Vaccinated Staff, Visitors At Westmoreland Co. Courthouse
Police say that a woman was pulled over by a dark Ford F-150 truck along State Route 22 near the Imperial Exit on Thursday, January 21 around 9:30 p.m.
The truck showed flashing white and red lights from its roof.
After the woman pulled over and stopped her vehicle on the side of the road, a man approached the vehicle and asked if she knew why she was being pulled over.READ MORE: Body Of 20-Year-Old Colt Snyder, Missing Armstrong Co. Man, Found In Allegheny River
After she asked him if he was a police officer, he reached through the window of the vehicle, attempting to grab her.
She was able to punch him in the face and leave the scene.
Police say the man is described as a white male in his 30’s and was wearing blue jeans, a black hoodie, and a black hat that had either a Penguins or Pirates logo on it.MORE NEWS: Local Police Departments Team Up To Enforce Pedestrian Traffic Laws
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact State Police at 412-299-1607.