Two persons were charged with harassment following an incident at 4:30 p.m. Dec. 12 in Washington Township, Schuylkill County.

Charged were Russell Kenneth Dissinger, 28, and Wendy Lynne Dower, 48, both of Pine Grove. State police at Schuylkill Haven said the incident happened at 3458 Sweet Arrow Lake Road when a verbal argument between the two escalated and became physical. Police said Dissinger allegedly grabbed Dower by the shirt and punched her, while Dower allegedly pushed him back and slapped him across the face.