Top Headlines for Berks, Lancaster for January 17, 2023

>>State Police Search for Man Who Allegedly Used Baseball Bat to Attack Two People

(Lancaster, PA) -- A search is underway for a 51-year-old man accused of hitting two people with a baseball bat in Conestoga Township. Pennsylvania State Police said Kerr Michael Graham is wanted in the attack Sunday at a mobile home park in the 33-hundred block of Main Street. They say Graham struck his ex-girlfriend twice in the head and also hit another man who tried to help her. Their website shows a photo of Graham, who is white with short-cropped grey and brown hair and hazel eyes. He also has prominent crooked nose and is five-feet-eight-inches tall. Anyone with information about Graham s asked to call state police in Lancaster.

>>Police Search for Robber who Hurt 76YO Man

(Reading, PA) -- Reading Police are asking for tips from the public in finding a suspect who shot a 76-year-old man during a robbery. Police said the elderly man was held up by a Hispanic man as he was walking to a store late Friday afternoon in the 200 block of Wood Street. The victim is in stable condition. Police are asking anyone who saw the robber run away or who may have heard anything to call Reading Police's criminal investigations unit.

>>Prelim Set for Today for Lancaster County Woman Who Drowned

(Lancaster County, PA) - A preliminary hearing is set for Tuesday for a Lancaster County woman whose son drowned in the Susquehanna River. Prosecutors say Autumn Vossler also tried to persuade her other children to lie about the circumstances. Although Romin Harmon's drowning death was ruled accidental, Vossler's other children reportedly told police their mother told them to say she was with them so she would not be arrested, according to an affidavit. Prosecutors say she has a history of neglecting her children.

>>Former All-Star Baseballer Passes; Played For Pirates, Phillies

(Reading, PA) -- Former Major League Baseball All-Star player Frank Thomas has died at the age of 93. The New York Mets announced his death Monday, but no cause was given. Thomas played for the Mets in the early 60s and also spent time with both the Pirates and Phillies, as well as with the Reds, Cubs, Braves and Astros. He made his Major League debut in 1951 with Pittsburgh and played for them for seven seasons.

>>Inaugural Ball to Take place in in Lititz

(Lancaster County, PA) - Josh Shapiro will become governor of Pennsylvania Tuesday morning in Harrisburg but the official inaugural ball is taking place in Lancaster County Tuesday night. The event is set to happen at the Rock Lititz facility starting at 6:30 p.m. Rapper Wiz Khalifa, known for his Pittsburgh Steelers anthem "Black and Yellow will perform and Motown legend Smokey Robinson is also headlining. Mt. Joy, an indie rock band with roots in Philadelphia, will also perform.

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