Knife Pulled on Mercyhurst Student

Published 03/30 2011 05:04PM

Updated 03/30 2011 05:54PM

Police are asking for your help as they look for a man who allegedly pulled a knife on a local college student early Sunday morning.

Police say a Mercyhurst College student was walking home from a friend?s house along Briggs Avenue when a green car pulled up to her and asked for cigarettes.

According to police the man then pulled a knife out and told her to get in the car.

The student ran away and was not injured.

The suspect is described as a white man in his early 20's.

Anyone with information is asked to call Erie Police Department at 814-870-1120.

Copyright 2016 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.