Jefferson County Man Accused of Striking Woman on Face

handcuff-300x225PUNXSUTAWNEY, Pa. (EYT) – A Punxsutawney man was jailed earlier this week in connection with a Simple Assault investigation.

Punxsutawney Borough Police say a 25-year-old Punxsutawney man allegedly struck a 29-year-old woman on the side of her face.

The victim was injured in the incident; however, police did not indicate the extent of her injuries.

The accused was subsequently charged with Simple Assault and Harassment.

According to online court documents, charges have not been filed as of early Saturday afternoon.

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