East Pennsboro man arrested for assaulting roommate


East Pennsboro Township Police arrested a man for allegedly slapping, punching, choking, and stripping his roommate of her clothing.

Reggie Bennett, 31, of East Pennsboro was arrested on charges of strangulation and simple assault for a domestic incident that took place on May 26th. 

Police say Bennett attacked his roommate when she returned home from work, slapping and punching her before stripping the woman of her clothing and shoving her outside.

The victim returned with a key and was then slammed to floor and choked by Bennett.

Authorities say she was eventually able to escape and call the police.

Bennett was arrested on Thursday and awaits a preliminary hearing.

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