Man accused of domestic violence

MANSFIELD – Edward J Ruditys III, 51, 558 Jemison Road, Westfield, was taken into custody after allegedly assaulting a woman.

On July 27, Nancy Derfank called state police after an argument with Ruditys turned violent, said police.

After police arrived, Derfank was transported by ambulance to the Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hospital and was subsequently transferred to the critical care unit at Robert Packer Hospital for the treatment of her injuries.

Ruditys was charged with aggravated assault, simple assault, terroristic threats and harassment and was remanded to the Tioga County Prison in lieu of $50,000 bail.

A preliminary hearing is scheduled for Aug. 7.