Man Jailed For Assault
A McConnellsburg man was sent to the Franklin County Prison on Saturday in lieu of $10,000 bail after he allegedly assaulted another man at the Cardinal Glenn Apartments.
Twenty-one-year-old James Lynn Junkins was arrested before Magisterial District Judge Wendy Mellott following the 10:45 a.m. incident in Ayr Township. Charges against Junkins include retaliation against a witness, simple assault and harassment.
According to state police, Junkins allegedly confronted the 20-year-old male victim regarding pending criminal charges and his future testimony on behalf of the commonwealth. Junkins is then accused of striking the man, leaving him with both rib and facial injuries.