Corning police search for masked assaulters

Dec 16, 2015 11:58 AM by News Staff

Corning police are searching for two people they say assaulted a woman at knife-point in an alleyway Tuesday night.

Officers were called to the 1200 block of Pearl Street around 6:30 p.m. after receiving a report that a woman had been assaulted nearby.

Police say the alleged assaulters were wearing ski masks when they grabbed the woman from behind as she was retrieving groceries from her car. The assaulters proceeded to punch the woman and held a knife to her throat before they fled the area on foot.

The woman suffered facial bruising and lacerations to her chest and neck.

Anyone with information on the assault is asked to call the Corning Police Department at 530-824-7000.


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