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Morrisdale man charged with strangulation and assault

Morrisdale –

State Police in Clearfield have charged a Morrisdale man with strangulation and assault for allegedly attacking a woman and threatening to kill her earlier this week.

39-year-old Justin Haney was arrested at the scene of a domestic dispute in Morris Township on Tuesday.

Police say a verbal altercation turned physical when Haney strangled the victim, and with a knife in hand threatened to kill her.

Haney will face a preliminary hearing on May 11th.

He is currently in the Clearfield County Jail in lieu of $50,000 bail.