Tuesday, February 17, 2015

State Police Investigating Kidnapping in Berks County; Suspect Considered Armed and Dangerous

The State Police out of Hamburg are investing a kidnapping that occurred Monday, February 16th, 2015 on the 1300 block of Hawk Mountain Road, Albany Twp. Berks County.

The suspect is Marshall Glenn McGinty, white male, 43 years old.

The victim was house sitting at the previously mentioned residence. When he came home around 4:45 PM McGinty was in the house. Upon entering the house McGinty pointed an assault rifle (AK 47) at him. McGinty then ordered the victim to lay on the floor face down. McGinty tied the victim’s wrists together and took his wallet and keys. Sometime around 6:00 PM McGinty drove the victim in his car to a Santander Bank at 120 South Centre Ave (Pottsville City Schuylkill County) where he withdrew $60.00 from the victim’s account. After going to the bank McGinty drove back to the Hamburg reservoir where he cut the victim’s hands free and drove off in the victim’s car.

The AK 47 is property of the homeowner. The AK 47 was not located in the house.

The victim’s car is a dark blue 2012 Honda Fit with Pa registration GTD-7635.

McGinty should be considered armed and dangerous. McGinty has no current address.

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