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Clearfield Police: woman riding in trunk as joke, light post struck at hospital

Clearfield, PA – Clearfield Borough Police received a report from a concerned citizen who saw a woman riding in the trunk of a car. Police investigated and the woman says it was a joke and was not being harmed.

Someone struck a light post outside of Penn Highlands Clearfield Hospital. Police are investigating.

Clearfield officers got reports of a man striking the outside of a vehicle in a business parking lot, but they found it was his own car and he was hitting it out of frustration with a personal problem.

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Read the Clearfield Borough Police Department reports, released Aug. 30, 2021:

Police responded to a vehicle accident involving a light post being struck in the area of the hospital. Police are investigating.

Clearfield Borough Police responded to a vehicle accident in the area of E Market St and S 4th St. No injuries were reported but both vehicles were rendered inoperable.

Police were dispatched to Lower Witmer Park for a disturbance involving two persons verbally arguing with each other. Police arrived and deescalated the incident.

Officers responded to a report of a male striking the exterior of a vehicle in the parking lot of a local business. Police arrived and discovered that the male owned the vehicle and that he was frustrated with a personal problem.

Clearfield Borough Police received a report of a retail theft from a local business. Police are investigating.

Police received a report of nails being placed near a vehicle in the area of Pennsylvania Ave. Police are investigating the incident.

Officers responded to a vehicle accident in the area of E 4th St and Daisy St. Police arrived and discovered that a vehicle had mechanically failed and coasted down the road where it had struck a tree.

Police responded to a report of an unresponsive female in the parking lot of a local business. Police and EMS arrived and assisted the female to the hospital.

Clearfield Borough Police received a report of a female who was observed by a bystander to be riding in the rear trunk of a passenger car. Police located the vehicle and conducted a traffic stop. The female reported that the incident was a joke and that she was not in any harm.

Police responded to a report of an elderly female laying on ground near her residence. Police arrived and assisted the female back inside her residence.

Police conducted a welfare check on a female who had, reportedly, made concerning statement. Police located the female and found her to be safe.