Bellefonte man accused of Boggs Township assault

A Bellefonte man is charged with simple assault over an incident reported Tuesday night in Boggs Township, according to state police.

Rodney Allan Thompson, 52, went to another person’s residence, who then asked him to leave, according to the criminal complaint. Thompson then threw the person to the ground, police said. A protection from abuse order was in place between Thompson and the resident.

Thompson is being held at the Centre County Correctional Facility on $50,000 cash bail. A preliminary hearing is scheduled for 8:30 a.m. on Nov. 19.