Man arrested following alleged domestic dispute


By Geri Gibbons - ggibbons@timesleader.com



WILKES-BARRE — A Wilkes-Barre man was charged with simple assault, terroristic threats and harassment on Saturday after an alleged domestic dispute on South Hancock Street.

Police said a female compaintaint, 46, reported to police at about noon that Thair A. Avent, 20, had struck her about her head with a closed fist causing injuries for which she was transported to a local medical facility for medical evaluation and/or treatment.

Charges were filed at district court.

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By Geri Gibbons

ggibbons@timesleader.com

Reach Geri Gibbons at 570-991-6117 or on Twitter @TLGGibbons

Reach Geri Gibbons at 570-991-6117 or on Twitter @TLGGibbons

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