Clearfield man arrested after assaulting woman and 6-month-old child

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Clearfield, PA – A Clearfield man has been arrested after allegedly assaulting a woman and a 6-month-old child.

22-year-old Duane Starr faces charges of aggravated assault and strangulation.

On Saturday, Feb. 19, Starr reportedly had a physical altercation with the victim, who had been attempted to remove the child from the situation.

Starr then allegedly struck the child in the head several times and also injured the woman.

The child was evaluated at Penn Highlands Hospital and then transported to UPMC Children’s Hospital in Pittsburgh.

Starr was taken into custody and transported to the Clearfield County Jail.