September 14, 2018

Husband charged with several crimes in domestic assault

STROUD TWP - Stroud Area Regional Police were dispatched Thursday morning to a domestic disturbance in the Penn Estates Development located in Stroud Township.

Officers met with a woman with physical injuries who said she had been involved in a dispute with her husband. The victim said her husband had left with their 8-month-old son and feared for the safety of the child.

The woman was taken to a local hospital.

With the assistance of State Police, SARP located the endangered child and the husband in Northampton County. Both were taken into custody without further incident. The child was unharmed.

Scott Brunner, 34, is charged with strangulation, aggravated assault, simple assault and endangering the welfare of a child.

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