A police officer had to be flown to a hospital after being assaulted Wednesday night in West Penn Township, Schuylkill County, PA.

According to police, an officer stopped to help a disabled vehicle on Route 309 on the Blue Mountain. When she approached the vehicle, the man who was with the vehicle, picked her up, and threw her over an embankment.

Route 309 was closed due to the State Police Investigating. A manhunt is going on in search of the the suspects. 

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