Bernadin Solloitto, 59, of Kunkletown, was committed to the Monroe County Correctional Facility, Snydersville, after allegedly assaulting a 53-year-old Kunkletown woman during a physical altercation that happened at 10 p.m. July 25 at 136 Dusty lane, Polk Township.

State police at the Lehighton barracks said he is charged with simple assault, terroristic threats, and harassment.

Police said it is alleged Solloitto struck the woman in the face several times, causing visible injuries, and threatened to stab her if she called police.