Punxsutawney Man Accused of Simple Assault in Canoe Township

state_policeCANOE TOWNSHIP, Pa. (EYT) – Punxsutawney-based State Police responded to an assault in Canoe Township, Indiana County.

Police say at approximately 1:00 p.m. on August 22, 2015, they responded to a domestic altercation on Lunger Road.

According to police, a 17-year-old male had suffered various injuries allegedly caused by 46-year-old Johnathan Ray Shaffer, of Punxsutawney.

Shaffer was taken into custody by Punxsutawney-based State Police and charged with Simple Assault and Harassment, according to police.


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