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Wanted in Monroe: Jessica Hendershot

ELDRED TWP., Pa. - Monroe County authorities are looking for a woman who allegedly beat another woman until she was unconscious.

Monroe County Crime Stoppers is offering a cash reward for information that leads to the arrest of 26-year-old Jessican Hendershot.

She's wanted in connection with an aggravated assault that took place on August 29 in the 100 block of Royal Lane in Eldred Twp.

Police said an hysterical 33-year-old woman reported she had been severely bruised about her face, head and body, and beaten until she fell unconscious.

The woman was taken to Pocono Medical Center for treatment of facial fractures.

Police said an investigation revealed that Hendershot had attacked the woman and left her unconscious for several hours, until the victim awoke and called 911 herself.

Hendershot's last known address was 207 N. First Street, Apt. B in Lehighton.

She is currently at large and believed to be homeless. She frequents the Stroudsburg area, police said.

She has brown hair and hazel eyes.

If you have information on this "Crime Of The Week" or any other serious crime or wanted person, call Monroe County Crime Stoppers at 1-866-370-1518.

Callers could be eligible for cash rewards and may remain anonymous.

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