Brockway Man Pleads Guilty to Assaulting Woman

BROOKVILLE, Pa. (EYT) – A Brockway man has pleaded guilty to assaulting a woman earlier this year.

According to court documents, on Wednesday, December 6, 33-year-old Lason Cornor, of Brockway, pleaded guilty to a second-degree misdemeanor charge of simple assault in the Jefferson County Court of Common Pleas.

Charges of second-degree strangulation and summary harassment were dropped.

Cornor is free on $15,000.00 unsecured bail.

A sentencing date has not yet been scheduled.

According to the criminal complaint filed by Brockway Police Chief Terry Young, he was called to a Main Street apartment at 3:10 a.m. on Monday, June 26, and spoke to a female victim who said Cornor had attacked her and had broken her nose.

The complaint states that Chief Young saw that her nose was swollen, and there was blood on the left side of her neck. The victim said she attempted to protect herself, but Cornor then grabbed her by the throat, choked her, and made it hard for her to breath before she broke away from him.

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