Man Charged with Assault

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A man is locked up in Schuylkill County accused of assaulting a woman.

Police said it happened Wednesday afternoon along Interstate 81 near Trenton.

Investigators said Christopher Cuozzo of Port Carbon hit and choked Patricia Mistishin, also of Port Carbon, and pulled a knife on her, threatening to kill her.

Cuozzo is charged with assault, terroristic threats and harassment.

He is being held on $25,000 bail.