Man Accused of ‘Bear-Hugging’ and Punching Woman in Back

HARRISON VALLEY – State Police in Coudersport will charge a Harrison Valley man with summary harassment after he allegedly assaulted a 40-year-old woman.

Police say 27-year-old Benjamin Post is accused of “bear-hugging” the woman and then punching her in the back.

The incident happened on East Main Street in Harrison Valley on January 10. Police did not list a motive for the assault.

Post will be charged in District Court 55-4-03.

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