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Caught On Camera: Police Nab Assault Suspect in Porta Potty

MIFFLINBURG -- An assault suspect was caught in an unlikely place Saturday evening in Union County.

Newswatch 16 viewer video shows the moment police in Mifflinburg found the suspect in a porta potty.

Officers said they responded after an assault was reported at a nearby gas station before 6 p.m. Cops wound up tracking down the suspect inside that porta potty.

Officers arrested Christopher Ott of Millmont.

Ott's ex-girlfriend called police Saturday night after he allegedly showed up to her work, punched her in the head and dragged her through a store. He then locked himself in the porta potty.

Ott is locked up on $100, 000 bail in Union County.


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