Man charged after grabbing woman by the throat

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MANOR TWP, Lancaster, Pa- Police arrested Lancaster man after he grabbed a woman by the throat and slammed her to the ground.

Michael Caldwell, 57, is being charged with simple assault and harassment.

On Sunday, police say a 58-year-old woman called police and said Caldwell grabbed her by the throat and threw her to the ground causing her to hit her head on the sidewalk.

The woman was transported to the hospital for treatment. The woman was a relative of Caldwell’s police said.

Caldwell was arraigned and released on $15,000 unsecured bail.