PORTER TOWNSHIP - State police are searching for a township female who assaulted a male who later had to be flown for treatment.

State police at Schuylkill Haven said that Lacey Sitlinger, 30, of the 1500 block of East Colliery Avenue, assaulted a 37-year-old Tower City man while the two sat in a van parked at 1528 E. Colliery Ave. at approximately 7:26 p.m. Saturday. Police said Sitlinger allegedly struck the male several times then proceeded to cut him with a knife on the face and neck.

The victim was able to exit the van, and Sitlinger drove through a yard and left the area via Route 209. The male was later flown to Hershey Medical Center via helicopter for treatment.

Police have charged Sitlinger with two counts of aggravated assault, and one count each of simple assault, reckless endangerment, harassment, criminal mischief, careless driving and trespass by motor vehicle.

A warrant has been issued for her arrest but her current whereabouts are unknown. Anyone with information on Sitlinger is asked to contact state police at 570-739-1330.