Police Investigating Assault at Jefferson County Jail

PINE CREEK TWP., Pa. (EYT) – Punxsutawney-based State Police are investigating an assault that was reported at the Jefferson County Jail earlier this month.

Around 11:25 a.m. on August 5, Punxsutawney-based State Police received a complaint from the Jefferson County Jail regarding an assault.

The assault reportedly occurred around 4:00 p.m. on July 27 and involved a 53-year-old male victim from Reynoldsville.

Police say after conducting interviews, simple assault and harassment charges were filed against 20-year-old Edgardo Rosa, of Saint Marys.

PSP Punxsutawney released the above report on Saturday, August 14, 2021.


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