• Westmoreland Co. man accused of assaulting autistic man


    WESTMORELAND COUNTY, Pa. - A Westmoreland County man is in jail Sunday morning after being accused of assaulting an autistic man.

    Police said Mark Pollard sexually assaulted a 21-year-old man after the victim offered to walk him home from Thunder Rolls bar in Jeanette.

    Pollard is also accused of trying to hold a teenage girl captive in his home back in 2007, according to police.

    Pollard is facing assault and indecent exposure charges.

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