PHILIPSBURG — A Philipsburg man has been arrested on charges he assaulted and threatened to kill his wife Sunday.
State police allege that Christopher Dombroski, 46, first hit his wife’s head with a phone on Sunday morning.
Later, police said he chased her upstairs in their home and tackled her four times. He allegedly choked her and threatened to kill her each time, police said.
Police said the wife ran out of the house and into a neighbor’s truck, but Dombroski chased her down, pulled her out of the truck and choked her three more times.
Police said the woman suffered cuts and bruises. She told police he was drunk when she woke up.
Dombroski is in Centre County Correctional Facility on $10,000 bail, charged with misdemeanor counts of simple assault and making terroristic threats. He’s scheduled for a preliminary hearing next week.
Dombroski was paroled last month after spending 13 days in jail for stealing more than $4,300 in prescription drugs from the Weis Markets in Philipsburg where he was a pharmacist.
One of the provisions of his parole was that he not drink alcohol.