Swatara Police Investigating Assault of Harrisburg Mall Security Guards



 UPDATE*** Swatara Police arrest two individuals on assault of Mall guards

On April 10 2017 Officers received an anonymous web portal tip that the persons involved in the incident were Brian Colon, b/m/27, 5051 Lancaster Street, Apt 2, Hbg and his girlfriend Tajarea Carey, b/f/22, 5051 Lancaster street, Hbg, Pa. 17111

Officers interviewed both suspects and arrested Brian Colon for Aggravated Assault and Simple Assault . Colon was transported to the booking center for processing and arraignment. Summons of arrest being sent to Tajarea Carey for simple assault.

Swatara Police were called to the Harrisburg Mall on Saturday, April 8th, at approximately 11:18 am, for a report of an assault on several mall guards. Upon arrival Officers were advised that mall security was attempting to detain a disorderly male when that male punched the guard in the face. The male fled towards the parking lot after the assault and two additional guards caught up to the suspect at his car. A female intervened and used pepper spray in the face of the guards who were attempting to handcuff the male suspect. The suspects were able to flee the area. The male suspect is described as 5'01-5'02, light skinned black male, Mid twenties, short black hair, dark jeans, black jacket with white sneakers. The female is described as 5'04", 200lbs, dark skinned b/f, short black hair. The suspects fled in an older model silver colored SUV. (please see attached photos) One guard suffered injuries from the punch and was being treated at a local hospital and the other two guards were treated for the pepper spray exposure.  Anyone with information on the identities of these suspects are asked to call Swatara Police at 717-564-2550 or to leave a tip at www.SwataraPolice.org

Saturday, April 8, 2017
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