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Jefferson County Man Jailed on Assault, Harassment Charges


PUNXSUTAWNEY – A Jefferson County man is behind bars for allegedly punching a woman and threatening to kill her during a child custody fight.

Punxsutawney Borough Police have accused 41-year-old Jeran Dunmire of simple assault and harassment following last Sunday’s incident. The victim told police that Dunmire became angry and assaulted her when she was dropping off her son to spend time with him.

Following his arraignment, Dunmire was lodged in the Jefferson County Jail in lieu of  $40,000 bail. His preliminary hearing has not yet been scheduled.