Man Accused of Violently Attacking Woman in Schuylkill County
EAST UNION TOWNSHIP — State police have arrested a man accused of assaulting a woman in Schuylkill County.
State police say Anthony Romano, 23, of Shenandoah, punched a woman in the face several times, hit her in the head with a metal object, and stole her cell phone and two tablets.
According to troopers, Romano was also with another woman, who held the victim down while the assault took place. Her name has not been released.
After the attack, investigators said Romano and his accomplice took off, and the victim wandered around for hours until she found a house in the area and got help.
Romano faces charges including aggravated assault, robbery, theft, reckless endangerment, and unlawful restraint. He is locked up in Schuylkill County on $50,000 bail.