Woman Pulled Over by Fake Officer: Police

By David Chang
|  Wednesday, Jul 24, 2013  |  Updated 6:22 PM EDT
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A man dressed in a police-like uniform pulled over a woman and searched her car in North Coventry Township. NBC10's Doug Shimell reports on how you can properly identify a real state trooper.

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A man dressed in a police-like uniform pulled over a woman and searched her car in North Coventry Township. NBC10's Doug Shimell reports on how you can properly identify a real state trooper.

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Investigators are searching for a possible police impersonator in North Coventry Township.

Police say a woman was driving along Route 100 near Hoffecker Road on July 17 shortly after 9:30 p.m. when she was stopped by a middle-aged man. Investigators say the man was driving a vehicle of an unknown make and model with flashing lights on the dashboard.

The man allegedly approached the woman and told her she was speeding. Investigators say he then made the woman step out of her vehicle and searched her car. He then drove away after the search, according to police.

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The man is described as a white male, approximately 50-years of age, with a mustache, goatee and salt and pepper hair. Investigators say he was wearing a tan campaign style trooper hat with a white long sleeve shirt and an unknown badge.

If you have any information on the man’s identity or whereabouts please call the North Coventry Township Police Department at 610-323-8360.
 

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