MAN HELD WITHOUT BOND FOLLOWING ASSAULT

Forty-six-year-old George Lester Harman is being held without bond, following an alleged assault incident Sunday on Pulaski Street. Harman is accused of assaulting and choking another person; officers observed visible injuries, consistent with the victim’s statement. The victim was checked at UPMC-Western Maryland. Harman received a District Court hearing, and was charged with first and second-degree assault, reckless endangerment and destruction of property.