Man Accused Of Assault
A 33-year- old McConnellsburg man has been accused of simple assault in connection with an incident on the 400 block of Lincoln Way East, McConnellsburg.
State police alleged Jerrod Tyrone Jones struck a 26-year-old McConnellsburg woman on the left side of her face with an open hand. The argument, police noted, was concerning illegal drug activity and resulted in the woman falling to the ground. The victim also suffered a broken eardrum during the 6:03 p.m. assault on Sunday, March 31.
Jones reportedly fled the scene on foot in an unknown direction, police said.