Police: Man tied girlfriend’s legs with rope, threatened her with shotgun

(West Manheim Township Police Department)
(West Manheim Township Police Department)

HANOVER, Pa. (WHTM) – A York County man is accused of assaulting his girlfriend and threatening her with a shotgun.

Alexander Daniel White, 25, of West Manheim Township, was arrested Sunday after the incident.

White’s girlfriend called police shortly after 9 a.m. and said she and a friend returned home to find White intoxicated and angry. She said their phones were taken by White.

According to police, White struck his girlfriend several times and caused minor injuries.

White, who would not let his girlfriend leave, tied her legs together with rope and pointed a shotgun at her and said “I could kill you, bury your body and no one would know where you are,” according to police.

Tires on the friend’s vehicle were also punctured.

White’s girlfriend was able to get away and called police, leading to his arrest hours later.

A search of the apartment where the incident transpired revealed two shotguns, shotgun shells, rope and drug paraphernalia. There was also damage to property inside.

White was charged with making terroristic threats, false imprisonment, harassment, criminal mischief and two counts of simple assault.

His bail was set at $15,000.

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