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Man arrested for choking, pointing rifle at woman

May 22, 2018 News Extra

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Derek Cameron

A Slippery Rock man was arrested Tuesday after police say he assaulted an ex-girlfriend by pointing a rifle at her and choking her.

Derek Scott Cameron, 20, was charged with felony aggravated assault, strangulation, misdemeanor terroristic threats, false imprisonment, simple assault and summary harassment after an incident Tuesday in the 100 block of Weaver Lane, Slippery Rock Township.

State police filed the charges after a report of a domestic dispute at 2:03 a.m.

Cameron was arraigned Tuesday by District Judge William O'Donnell, and is being held in Butler County Prison on $50,000 bail.

A preliminary hearing is scheduled for May 30.

Read more about this case in the Butler Eagle.

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