On April 15, 2017 at approximately 1:45am, East Pennsboro Police were called to the 1500 Block of 3rd Street, West Fairview to meet with an assault victim. The victim heard noises downstairs and investigated. The victim was struck in the side of the head by the intruder with a small sledge hammer and knocked to the ground. The victim was punched and struck several times while attempting to crawl away and was then placed into a choke hold. The victim was released as he was about to lose consciousness. The victim was able to flee to a neighbors who called police. The victim sustained serious injuries. The attacker is identified as Ryan Michael Cassatt, 30. Last known address is the 500 block of East Simpson Street, Mechanicsburg. Police have a warrant for his arrest and is seeking any information on the location of Ryan Cassatt. Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to contact police.
APPREHENDED - On April 18, 2017 at 9:15am, Cassatt turned himself in to police. He was arraigned by MDJ Dougherty and committed to Cumberland County Prison on $15,000 bail and will face a preliminary hearing on Monday, April 24 at 9:30am.