Byrnedale, PA – An Elk County man is in jail after he allegedly assaulted a woman.

State Police in Ridgway say that they’re investigating a domestic violence situation in Jay Township (Byrnedale) between Sunday and Tuesday.

The 25-year-old victim says she was assaulted by her 24-year-old ex-boyfriend at their home in Byrnedale.

She told police that he strangled her to the point where she couldn’t breathe and struck her multiple times.

The victim also says that, when she returned home from work on Tuesday, the man allegedly threatened to strangle her to death.

The still unnamed man was charged with strangulation, simple assault, and terroristic threats. He was lodged in the Elk County Jail in lieu of $7,500 bail.