A Carbon County woman is facing charges following an incident that occurred about 9:37 p.m. on Oct. 18 at 56 Stoney Ridge Road, Palmerton, in Lower Towamensing Township.

State police at Lehighton said Danielle Rae Hoppes, 28, and Brandon David Strohl, 27, both of that address, became involved in a physical altercation. During the altercation Hoppes allegedly scratched Strohl in the facial area causing injuries.

She was placed under arrest for simple assault and harassment. She was lodged in the county prison in Nesquehoning, pending arraignment, troopers said.