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Schuylkill County Man Accused of Kicking a Dog Then Punching a Woman

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schuykill county man kicks dog punches woman

A Schuylkill County man is accused of kicking a dog and punching a woman in the face.

According to State Police in Schuylkill Haven, they responded to a home along Spancake Rd. in Washington Township on the night of Oct. 8.

That’s where they say a 53-year-old woman reported that she got punched in the face by 56-year-old Brian Gerber. The woman told police that Gerber was frustrated that one of his dogs was taking food from another dog.

So, he kicked the dog, she said.

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The woman tried to intervene on behalf of the kicked dog. She pushed Gerber and that’s when she says he punched her in the face.

Gerber has yet to enter a plea on a single charge of harassment/physical contact filed against him before District Judge David Rossi.


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