Arrest Made In Schuylkill County Slashing

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SHENANDOAH — A man is behind bars in Schuylkill County after he stabbed a woman, according to police.

Maurice Townsend, 24, from Shenandoah was picked up Sunday night.

Authorities believe he slashed a woman’s arm during an argument on Cherry Street in Shenandoah around 7:30 p.m.

Townsend faces aggravated assault and reckless endangerment charges.

He was taken to the Schuylkill County prison on $50,000 bail.