Three charged after meeting man on social media, assaulting him

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EPHRATA, Pa.– Police have filed simple assault charges against three people who are accused of assaulting a man they met on social media.

Summer Madden, 27, Justin Stark, 24, and Justin Thomas, 23 of Ephrata invited the victim to Madden’s apartment in the 1000 block of Henn Ave on August 11.

Upon arrival, Madden, Stark and Thomas assaulted him, causing injuries that required treatment at a local hospital.