Police: Brookville Woman Faces Assault Charge for Throwing Phone at Man During Domestic Dispute

LIMESTONE TWP., Pa. (EYT) – A Brookville woman is facing an assault charge for allegedly throwing her phone at a man during a domestic dispute in Limestone Township.

Court documents indicate the Clarion-based State Police filed criminal charges against 21-year-old Megan Cayley Lobbestael.

According to a criminal complaint, Clarion-based State Police were dispatched around 12:00 a.m. on Saturday, December 12, to a report of a domestic dispute at a residence on Sutton Road in Limestone Township, Clarion County.

The complaint states that Megan Cayley Lobbestael reported the incident and indicated that she had left the scene and went to her own residence in Brookville.

Lobbestael told Trooper Jarrett, of PSP Clarion, that she was in a domestic dispute with her boyfriend. She stated that their argument became physical; however, she did not have any visible injuries, the complaint notes.

Police then spoke to the victim at his residence. He reported that during the altercation, Lobbestael threw her phone at him and hit him in the back.

According to the complaint, police observed a red mark with a slight purple outline of a phone in the left-center of his back.

Lobbestael was arraigned in front of Magisterial District Judge Jeffrey C. Miller at 6:30 a.m. on December 12, on the following charge:

– Simple Assault, Misdemeanor 2

She was released on her own recognizance.

A preliminary hearing is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on December 29 with Judge Miller presiding.

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