March 29, 2018

Police say man assaulted woman, troopers

LAKE TWP – A Lake Ariel man is being held in lieu of high bail after he allegedly assaulted a woman, then state troopers who tried to arrest him.

The incident happened about 8:30 Wednesday morning at a private residence on Tresslarville Road in Lake Township.  Investigating troopers determined that Lance Lather, 20, appeared to have assaulted a 24-year-old woman, pushing her down stairs, causing multiple bruises and abrasions.

Wen the troopers tried to arrest Lather, he became belligerent, striking and kicking them.

Lather was arraigned on multiple assault charges and sent to the Wayne County Prison in lieu of $35,000 bai.

The woman declined medical treatment.

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