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Mechanicsburg man, 41, charged following assault

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Shawn Cavanaugh (submitted) Shawn Cavanaugh (submitted)
MECHANICSBURG, Pa. (WHTM) -

Upper Allen Police charged a 41-year-old man following an assault in the middle of a Mechanicsburg street.

Officers responded to the scene of a fight involving two men in the 2500 block of Chestnut Street after numerous people called police.

Investigators determined that Shawn C. Cavanaugh of Mechanicsburg and the victim had been in a physical altercation which started in a home and spilled out into the street.

Cavanaugh was arrested at the scene and taken to Carlisle Hospital for treatment and then to Cumberland County Prison for processing and arraignment.

He faces numerous charges including simple assault, harassment and disorderly conduct.

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