Assault Arrest In Hazleton

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HAZLETON — A man is accused of beating an older man in Luzerne County.

Police arrested Nickolas Demarco, 36, after witnesses said he assaulted a 69-year-old man at the intersection of West Broad and North Locust Streets in Hazleton around noon Thursday.

Hazleton police said Demarco also threatened five officers during his arrest.

He faces charges of assault, harassment, and terroristic theats.

Demarco was locked up in the Luzerne County Prison.