DRUMS - This morning at 6:45, Butler Township Police were dispatched to a residence on Twiin Oaks Road in Drums for a domestic assault, according to a press release.
Officers arrived and interviewed the adult female victim, who related that Aaron J. Orth, :22, of Drums struck her in the face with an open hand three to four times.
She had swelling and abrasions on her face from being struck.
Orth was taken into custody and charged with Simple Assault and Harassment.
He was arraigned by Magisterial District Judge SPAGNUOLO who set bail at $10,000 cash.
Orth was lodged at the Luzerne County Correctional Facility.