• Woman says man persuaded her to pull over on Parkway West, assaulted her


    PITTSBURGH - Authorities are looking for a man accused of assaulting a woman inside her car on the Parkway West Saturday.
    “He looked like a normal person,” the victim told Channel 11 reporter Courtney Brennan.
    According to police, a man persuaded  the woman, 24, to pull over.
    The woman said she noticed a driver trying to get her to pull over several times between the airport and the Aliquippa exits.
    The woman told detectives she got off at the Aliquippa exit because she figured the man wanted to tell her there was something wrong with her car.
    “When I put my car in park, it automatically unlocks, and I went to put down my window, and the next thing I  know, he’s in my passenger seat,” said the victim.
    According to the woman, the man inappropriately touched her.
    “I was like, ‘Get out of my car’ and I threatened to call the cops, but he wouldn’t get out until I pressed send,” said the woman.
    “It makes me feel unsafe on the highways in the morning,” said driver Sabrina Damp.
    “That’s very sad that they feel they need to do that to other people these days,” said driver Jan Beadle.
    Investigators are looking for a man in his 20s who was driving a white Camry with the letters Z and J on the license plate.
    Anyone with information on the suspect is asked to contact police.
    “I just don’t want it to happen to anyone else.  I would like to see him get caught,” said the victim.

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