Penn. officer assaulted after calling for backup
The Associated Press
Borough Officer Timothy Harvison called for help about 1 a.m. Tuesday, but he did not respond when dispatchers radioed back, police said. When other officers arrived, they found him beaten and unconscious near a concession stand.
Harvison suffered a concussion, bruises and cuts and was being held for observation at Allegheny General Hospital, Crafton police said in a statement Tuesday.
Crafton police Capt. Mark Sumpter said investigators planned to download video from a camera inside Harvison's car to see if it shows what happened.
Harvison has been a borough police officer for five years.
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