New Castle News


May 8, 2014

Man facing assault charges

NEW CASTLE — A Hillsville man is facing assault charges.

Mahoning Township police charged Raymond J. Johngrass, 62, of 2655 Churchill Road with five counts of simple assault, one count of aggravated assault and recklessly endangering another person.

A woman told police Johngrass had grabbed her by the hair, knocked her to the floor and dragged her through the house. She said he also grabbed her by the arm and slammed her off two walls.

Police said they advised the victim to get in touch with the crisis shelter.

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