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Warrants served at physical therapy locations

Times Observer photo by Brian Ferry A “closed” sign was taped to the front door of Hertel and Brown Physical and Aquatic Therapy at 2 Farm Colony Drive in Warren on Tuesday after federal agents served warrants at the business and four other Hertel and Brown locations in Erie County.

Federal agents served warrants at five Hertel and Brown Physical and Aquatic therapy locations, including one in Warren County, Tuesday morning.

According to a Tuesday release from Scott Brady, U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Pennsylvania:

“Today, special agents of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Health and Human Services — Office of Inspector General, Department of Veterans Affairs — Office of Inspector General, and the Pennsylvania Office of the Attorney General executed court authorized federal search warrants at the following locations:

¯ 902 W. Erie Plaza Drive, Erie;

¯ 8270 Peach St., Suite 400, Erie;

¯ 3911 Avonia Road, Fairview;

¯ 4472 Buffalo Road, Erie; and

¯ 2 Farm Colony Drive, Warren.”

A ‘closed’ sign was taped to the door of the Warren office late Tuesday morning.

A representative of the U.S. Attorney’s office said further details would not be immediately released.


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