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Man accused of choking and threatening to kill victim

A Northumberland County man is now facing felony charges for the alleged assault.
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NORTHUMBERLAND COUNTY, Pa. — Police in Northumberland County have arrested a man for assault.

Watsontown Police say Brian Lebarron choked and threatened to kill another person during a domestic dispute on Eighth Street Tuesday morning. 

Officers say when they tried to arrest Lebarron he resisted, and they had to use a taser. 

He is locked up in the Northumberland County jail on felony charges of strangulation, endangering the welfare of children, and several other related charges.