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Latrobe man charged with pulling handgun in road rage incident

Jacob Tierney
| Friday, Oct. 13, 2017, 5:36 p.m.
Sean Michael Frazier, 25, of Latrobe is charged by State Police with terrostic threats, illegal possession of a weapon, recklessly endangering another person and simple assault.
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Sean Michael Frazier, 25, of Latrobe is charged by State Police with terrostic threats, illegal possession of a weapon, recklessly endangering another person and simple assault.

A Latrobe resident allegedly pointed a gun at a man and a 16-year-old girl after punching the man in a road rage incident Thursday, according to state police in Greensburg.

Sean Michael Frazier, 25, was driving a Volkswagen slowly on Theater Street in Unity Township, according to an affidavit of probable cause.

As a driver attempted to pass him. Frazier sped up to prevent the move, then stopped his car and blocked traffic, the affidavit stated.

Frazier left his car and approached the driver's side window of the car that had attempted to pass him, according to police. He allegedly punched the driver in the jaw and pulled a out a black handgun, put his finger on the trigger and pointed it at the driver and the teen passenger before getting back in his car and driving off.

Troopers charged Frazier with terroristic threats, illegal possession of a weapon, simple assault and recklessly endangering another person.

He was arraigned and sent to Westmoreland County Prison on $50,000 cash bail.

A preliminary hearing before District Judge Michael Mahady is scheduled for Oct. 23.

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