Lancaster man chases/throws steak knife at woman

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CAERNARVON TWP, Lancaster Pa- State police in Lancaster are investigating  after woman was assaulted with a steak knife by a man inside a residence, Tuesday evening.

The incident happened just before 5:00 p.m.  along Mountain Top Lane in Caernarvon Township, Lancaster County.

Police said 48-year-old William Manning, of Narvon, Pa, grabbed a 4 inch steak knife and started to chase a 25-year-old woman around the house.

Manning then threw the knife at the woman striking her on the left side of her chest, under her collar-bone, police said.

The woman was injured with a half-inch cut that opened up and bleed.

Police are now charging Manning with simple assault, recklessly endangering and harassment.