Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

Coal Region Canary
Coal Region CanaryCoal Region Canary

Local News

New Philadelphia Man Faces Assault Charge Involving 3-Year-Old Girl

new philadelphia child assault

new philadelphia child assault

A New Philadelphia man is being charged with assault after having contact with a 3-year-old girl from the borough.

According to information released Monday by State Police in Frackville, they received a call on Saturday afternoon from a person about an active domestic disturbance on Water Street.

The caller said their 3-year-old daughter had been “subjected to physical contact” by James Lee Suggs, 25, of New Philly.

Police arrested Suggs and took him before District Judge David Rossi. Suggs was arraigned on Simple Assault (a misdemeanor) and Harassment charges.

Advertisement. Scroll to continue reading.

Rossi released Suggs on $15,000 bail.

He’s due back in court for a preliminary hearing on this incident on Dec. 1 at 9 a.m.


Subscribe to Coal Region Canary

Get email updates from Coal Region Canary by becoming a subscriber today. Just enter your email address below to get started!

News Tips?

Let us know of news happening in your area. Use our NEWS TIPS ENTRY FORM
Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You May Also Like

Local News

Several Schuylkill County residents say they recently found bizarre printed messages inside packages of items purchased at local grocery stores. The Canary spoke with...

Local Weather

How much are we really going to get? Some say it's still too soon to tell.

Local Weather

Slightly more snow expected for Schuylkill County.

PA News

Flights arriving in the cover of night to NEPA.

Local News

If convicted, Hall faces up to 10 more years in prison.

Local News

  A new trial date has finally been set for Magen Hall, who faces a mandatory life sentence, if she’s found guilty of murdering...