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Strattanville Man Who Assaulted Woman to Be Sentenced Tomorrow

Tuesday, September 10, 2019 @ 12:09 AM

Posted by Aly Delp

blue gavelCLARION, Pa. (EYT) – A Strattanville man who grabbed a woman and threw her to the floor during a domestic altercation is scheduled to be sentenced on assault charges tomorrow.

According to court documents, 43-year-old James Stewart McCoy, III is scheduled to be sentenced at 9:00 a.m., on Wednesday, September 11, in front of Clarion County President Judge James G. Arner.

McCoy pleaded guilty to one second-degree misdemeanor count of simple assault on August 14, 2019, in the Clarion County Court of Common Pleas.

As a result of the plea agreement, a summary count of harassment was dismissed.

McCoy remains lodged in the Clarion County Jail.

Case details:

The charges stem from a domestic incident that occurred on May 26 at a residence located on Southern Avenue in Strattanville, Clarion County.

According to a criminal complaint filed by Trooper McGinnis, the Clarion-based State Police station received a domestic violence call around 12:30 p.m. on May 26.

The victim reported that around 12:25 p.m., James S. McCoy – her live-in boyfriend of two years – and she engaged in a verbal argument which escalated into a physical altercation. During the physical altercation, McCoy reportedly grabbed the victim and threw her down on the hallway floor, according to the complaint.

The victim suffered a small cut to the chest region, the complaint states.

A criminal complaint against McCoy was filed on May 26.

He was arraigned at 10:00 a.m. on July 24.

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