Crime

Man assaulted woman, giving her ‘obvious injuries,’ police say

A State College man is facing felony charges after an alleged domestic assault.

According to State College police, an officer responded to a call at about 11:15 a.m. Thursday along Julian Drive in College Township. The officer met with a female who stated Yanzhi Du, 19, had punched her in the face and choked her.

Du did not want to make a statement, police said. The officer noted a red mark on the woman’s face and photographed “obvious injuries.”

Du was charged with a felony count of strangulation, a misdemeanor charge of simple assault and a summary count of harassment. Conditional bail was set at $10,000.

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