By David Lindenmuth
EAST UNION TOWNSHIP - Police are searching for a man after an assault in the area of Phineyville Road and Girard Manor Road in East Union Township.
The assault occurred on Wednesday, August 30, when State Troopers out of Frackville responded to a residence in the area around 2:00am for reports of an assault.
Troopers arrived to find a woman bleeding from the head, suffering from facial wounds near her eyes, her forehead, and at the back of the head, while her hair and clothing were covered with dried blood.
Troopers say the victim was transported to the location by Anthony Michael Romano and an unknown female passenger.
Shortly after arrival, Romano reportedly began assaulting the victim, striking her in the head with a metal object.
According to troopers, Romano stole an unknown amount of cash, an Apple iPhone, iPad, and Lenovo Tablet from the victim, assisted b the unknown female.
The two fled the scene in a white sedan, leaving the victim to wander the roadway for help.
Two hours later, the victim reached the residence police responded to, requesting assistance from the resident.
The victim was transported to Lehigh Valley Hospital - Schuylkill - East Norwegian Street in Pottsville for treatment.
Anthony Michael Romano is currently wanted on charges of Aggravated Assault, Robbery, Theft by Unlawful Taking, Receiving Stolen Property, Unlawful Restraint, Simple Assault, Terroristic Threats and Reckless Endangering Another Person.
Romano is believed to be in northern Schuylkill County, in the area of Shenandoah or Frackville, according to Troopers.
Anyone with information is asked to call State Police at Frackville at 570-874-5300 or dial 911.
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