Shippensburg man arrested after allegedly strangling woman
FRANKLIN COUNTY, Pa.– A Shippensburg man was arrested after he allegedly strangled a woman to the ground and attempted to flee police.
Brian Fahnestock, 52, is facing strangulation charges for his role in the incident.
On February 24 around 6:30 p.m., police responded to a home on Rowe Road in Southampton Township for a reported domestic altercation.
Upon arrival, police spoke with the victim who said that Fahnestock threw her to the ground and strangled her after a verbal altercation.
Fahnestock fled the scene in a 1993 GMC Jimmy shortly before police arrival.
Not long after, a vehicle matching that description was seen weaving in and out of traffic.
Police initiated a traffic stop and arrested Fahnestock.
He is now facing charges.