Corsica, PA – A Corsica man armed with a fork is facing assault charges after an incident with police on Tuesday night.

The unidentified 47-year-old man had been accused of fighting with someone at a home along Olean Road around 11:20 p.m. Tuesday.

When troopers arrived, the man was standing on the side porch, yelling at them.

They saw that he was holding a fork, which he seemed to be using to threaten them. He was asked to put it down, which he did not do.

Troopers were able to arrest the man safely.

Although police do not give the man’s name, they do say he was charged with aggravated assault, simple assault, resisting arrest, disorderly conduct, and public drunkenness.

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