Local News 2-6-13

Police Search for Suspect

State College police are looking for a suspect in series of robberies that occurred yesterday morning on South Atherton Street. According to the Centre Daily Times, police say a man claimed to be armed when he took money from the Super 8 Motel. The same man is also wanted in connection to burglaries at Benchmark Construction and Gunn Mowrey Insurance in the same area.  Anyone with information is being asked to contact the department at 814-234-7150. 

Meningitis Case Identified

Penn State and the Pennsylvania Department of Health are working to ensure a case of meningitis does not spread in the area. A West Chester University student who attended a conference at Penn State over the weekend was admitted to a hospital on Sunday with meningococcal meningitis. Antibiotics are being recommended for anyone with prolonged contact with the infected person.