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Man Rams Car Into Bensalem Police Vehicles, Officials Say

If you have any information on the suspect's whereabouts, do not approach him. Instead call 911 or Bensalem Police at 215-633-3719

What to Know

  • VanDaniel Gossett repeatedly rammed his Gray 4 -door Cadillac Sedan into two police vehicles.
  • Gossett is a white male, approximately 5’08”, with a small build and multiple scabs on his arms. The suspect has hazel eyes and brown hair.
  • His Cadillac Sedan has rear end damage, front end damage, and damage to the driver side door. His vehicle has a PA Registration of HRN2654.

Investigators are searching for a man accused of ramming his car into two police vehicles before fleeing the scene in Bensalem, Pennsylvania, on Wednesday.

Bensalem police officers were responding to a well-being check on Park Avenue and Bristol Pike around 11:20 a.m. when they spotted VanDaniel Gossett inside a Cadillac sedan, according to officials. As the officers went to check on him, Gossett repeatedly crashed his car into two police vehicles before fleeing, investigators said.

Neither officer was seriously hurt during the incident.

Gossett is described as a man with a small build standing 5-foot-8 with hazel eyes, brown hair and multiple scab tissue on his arms. He is driving a gray 4-door Cadillac sedan with heavy rear end damage, front end damage and damage to the driver side door with the Pennsylvania registration HRN2654, police said.

Bensalem Police Department
A photo of the suspect's vehicle. See the full-sized image here.

If you have any information on Gossett's whereabouts, do not approach him. Instead call 911 or Bensalem Police at 215-633-3719.

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