Man allegedly assaults woman in Harrisburg over $30
DAUPHIN COUNTY, Pa.– A man is facing charges after he allegedly assaulted a woman over $30.
Jerome Smith, 49, is facing resisting arrest and simple assault charges for the incident.
On April 16 around 10:30 p.m., police were dispatched to Water Street in Harrisburg for a reported incident between a man and a woman.
Upon arrival, police located both the victim and Smith outside.
The victim told police that she had given Smith $30 earlier in the day.
Then, Smith either lost or misplaced the money, but struck the victim on the side of head after accusing her of taking his $30.
While police attempted to take Smith into custody, he was non-compliant, and was also charged with resisting arrest.
Police also found $30 in Smith’s clothing.
He was taken to Central Booking for arraignment.