Palmyra man arrested on sexual assault charges, strangulation


(Image Courtesy: East Hempfield Police Department)

EAST HEMPFIELD, Pa. (WHTM) — A Palmyra man has been arrested on multiple charges relating to sexual assault.

East Hempfield Police charged 32-year-old Hudson Ferreira Santos with rape, sexual assault, multiple counts of indecent assault, and one count of strangulation.

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The charges stem from an incident that happened in East Hempfield Township on June 3. Police say Santos is accused of raping a 22-year-old woman inside her home.

Santos’ bail was set at $400,000 which he could not post. He is currently being held at Lancaster County Prison.

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