Crime

Man accused of assaulting woman in State College

A Maryland man is in jail, accused of attacking a woman Sunday.

Craig Neely, 24, of Ellicott City, Md., is suspected by State College police of entering the woman’s Prospect Avenue apartment about 4:40 a.m. Sunday and assaulting her, police said. He also took a cellphone and computer from the apartment before being apprehended, police said. Alcohol was a factor, police said.

Neely is charged with felony aggravated assault and misdemeanor simple assault, making terroristic threats and several theft charges, according to court documents. He was arraigned Sunday afternoon before District Judge Leslie Dutchcot, who set bail at $75,000. A preliminary hearing is scheduled for Wednesday.

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