Man charged with assault after woman suffers fractured neck, rib

(East Cocalico Township Police Department)

DENVER, Pa. (WHTM) – A Lancaster County man is charged with assault after an incident last week in East Cocalico Township.

Officers were called to the first block of North Reamstown Road last Wednesday and spoke with a woman who said she was assaulted the previous evening.

The victim told police she was pushed to the floor, punched and smacked on the head. She also said Mark Buckwalter, Jr., 44, picked her up by the neck and threw her onto a bed.

Buckwalter was arrested after police obtained a warrant. He was charged with aggravated assault, simple assault and harassment.

He was remanded to Lancaster County Prison after failing to post $50,000 bail.

The victim was treated for a fractured neck and rib.

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