Reynoldsville, PA – One man is facing assault and strangulation charges after he reportedly choked a woman on Monday.

33-year-old Eric Lathrop and the victim were arguing at the Pinecrest Motel in Reynoldsville around 3:30 p.m.

He allegedly pushed the woman onto the bed, put his hands and forearm on her throat, and caused her to gasp for air.

Lathrop was taken into custody and placed in the Jefferson County Jail on $20,000 straight bail.

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