State police at Frackville reported the arrest of a Schuylkill County man for simple assault.
Troopers said Robert Joseph Rountree, 43, and a 37-year-old female, both from New Philadelphia, were at a camp fire near 49 Water St., in the borough, drinking alcohol.
The two got involved in a verbal argument that became physical when both parties grabbed each other. During the confrontation the female sustained a broken leg and was transported to the Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township, for treatment. The incident occurred about 11 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 14.