A Schuylkill County man is facing charges following an incident that occurred between 9 p.m. on July 9 and 1 a.m. on July 10.

State police at Schuylkill Haven said the incident occurred along railroad tracks beneath SR61 in Palo Alto borough. Troopers said John Liptok, 24, of Pottsville, allegedly confronted Kevin Wagner, 26, of Auburn, at that location and assaulted him. As a result Wagner suffered numerous injuries, troopers said.

Liptok has been charged with simple assault and harassment.