DuBois, PA – A 19-year-old DuBois man was arrested and jailed after allegedly hitting his father, sending him to the hospital.

On Dec. 30, State Police from Punxsutawney were sent to arrest Hickok in Bell Township, Clearfield County.

Hickok has reportedly struck his father in the head with either his fist or a can. His 48-year-old father was sent to Penn Highlands DuBois for injuries to his head.

Hickok was also sent to the hospital, but he was taken for suspected drug-controlled substance intake.

Throughout the arrest, police say Hickok was extremely combative and unresponsive to questions or commands.

He’ll face charges of aggravated assault, simple assault, and harassment. Hickok is currently housed in the Clearfield County Jail, awaiting his preliminary arraignment.

Click Here to read the online police report.