Posted by on December 2, 2020 5:55 am

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tower city man shoves mother in law tackles wife

A Schuylkill County man is likely to be charged with harassment following an incident Sunday evening in Lebanon County.

According to State Police in Jonestown, they were dispatched to a home along Old State Rd. in Swatara Township at about 7:10 p.m. Sunday. The caller said there was an active domestic disturbance happening.

When police arrived and broke up the row, they learned that a 35-year-old Tower City man had shoved his mother-in-law, a Pine Grove woman, twice.

After shoving the in-law, the Tower City man then tackled his wife, of Jonestown, to the floor. He then held her on the floor and grabbed a phone out of her grasp.

Police have not identified anyone involved in this incident and say charges are pending.

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