A Monroe County man has been charged with assaulting his mother.

Pocono Mountain Regional police said about 11:37 p.m. on Wednesday, March 6, they were dispatched to 2867 Fairhaven Drive, in Tobyhanna, Coolbaugh Township, for a report of a domestic incident.

On scene officers were told by Renee Aiken, 52, of that address, that her son, Armani Aiken, 21, was intoxicated and had assaulted her. She said he dragged her out of bed and across the floor then tried to choke her. Officers observed signs of a physical altercation and a laceration on her foot.

Armani Aiken was taken into custody and charged with simple assault and related counts. He was lodged in the county prison in Snydersville pending arraignment.