Simple assault

MONROE TOWNSHIP - State police at Selinsgrove continue to investigate an incident of simple assault involving a Mount Carmel man on Route 11 and 15 near Perkins Restaurant at 7:45 p.m. Saturday.

Police say the victim, Joseph Spagnolo, 35, of Mount Carmel, was riding in a car driven by a known person traveling north on Routes 11 and 15. A verbal argument arose between the two individuals, when the suspect pulled out a pocket knife, putting it to Spagnolo's throat and threatened him.