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Police search for suspect who stole man's jeep at gun, knifepoint

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BUTLER TWP., Pa. - State Police in Frackville are searching for a man they say robbed another man who was trying to help him.

Police say Justyn Fair, 35, of Pottsville stopped his jeep near Gordon and Dutchtown roads in Butler Township, Schuylkill County to help a man who was lying on the side of the road.

But police say that man pulled a gun and knife out when Fair approached him, and forced him to give him a ride.

When they got to the destination, police say the man stole Fair's Forest Green Jeep Liberty.

He's described as a white man in his mid-20s, wearing a neon green hoodie, bandana and blue jeans.

Anyone with information is asked to call police at 570-874-5300.


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