A Schuylkill County man has been charged with simple assault following an incident that occurred about 11:25 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 25.

State police at Frackville said the incident occurred at 102 Jerry's Road, in Union Township.

At that location Raymond Benjamin Miller, 43, of Ringtown, and Lynne Gay Brittion, 46, of Barnesville, were engaged in an argument during which he allegedly struck her in the mouth causing a cut to her mouth.

Miller was taken into custody and charged.

He was arraigned by Disrict Judge Anthony Kilker, of Shenandoah, and released after he posted 10 percent of $10,000 bail.