Crime

State College man charged in fight with roommate

A State College man is charged with simple assault and harassment after a fight in his residence, police said.

Police responded to 246 Highland Ave. early Saturday morning over a call about a fight. Mitchell Meleedy, 19, reportedly shoved his roommate against a wall and wrapped his hands around the roommate’s neck. The person assaulted had cuts and marks on his neck but refused medical treatment, police said. Meleedy was found to be intoxicated and is also charged with underage drinking, according to court documents.

Meleedy is being held at Centre County Correctional Facility on $25,000 cash bail. A preliminary hearing is scheduled for Wednesday.

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