High Street man accused of simple assault, harassment

After allegedly dragging Nicole Leigh Mayer by the hair, throwing her into a wall and punching her in the face, Joseph Dentore Coleman Jr. was charged with simple assault and harassment, state police said.

Coleman, 32, of 825 High St., allegedly assaulted Mayer at 321 Tinsman Ave. on the afternoon of Aug. 10, police said.

Following his arraignment last week before District Judge Gary A. Whiteman, Coleman was committed to the Lycoming County Prison in lieu of $5,000 bail.