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Police: Man Beats Woman for Supporting Obama

Posted on: 5:56 am, March 25, 2013, by , updated on: 06:25am, March 25, 2013

SAINT CLAIR — Police in Schuylkill County believe politics led to a beating Friday.

Authorities said George Prutzman, 52, beat and threatened to kill his girlfriend because she voted for President Obama.

Saint Clair police arrested Prutzman Friday for the attack that happened in a home on South Second Street in Saint Clair.

Officers said he pulled a gun and said he would kill her.

Prutzman faces a slew of charges and is behind bars in Schuylkill County.

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