Man Accused of Assault, Robbery

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A man from Schuylkill County is accused of beating and robbing another man.

Police said Nikolis Chyat of Schuylkill Haven drove Kyle Lombel, also of Schuylkill Haven to a spot near Pine Grove late Tuesday night and beat him, threatened to shoot him, then took off Lombel’s backpack with about $650 worth of items inside.

Chyat was arrested Wednesday. He is free on bail.