POINT MARION (KDKA) – Police have charged a Fayette County man with aggravated assault, after he allegedly beat another man with an oxygen tank.
The incident happened around 6 p.m. Tuesday at a home on Railroad Street in Point Marion.READ MORE: Pittsburgh Penguins, Fenway Sports Group Reach Agreement On Sale Of Team
According to police, officers were called to the home because of a disturbance, and the suspect, 33-year-old Dwayne Bair, refused to leave.
Police say Bair tried to punch 46-year-old Jeffrey Mullenax in the face, but missed. The two fell to the floor and Bair connected with a punch. Police say he then grabbed a small metal oxygen tank and struck Mullenax in the face.READ MORE: PTL Links: Nov. 29, 2021
Mullenax had cuts to his mouth and a large contusion to the left side of his jaw. He was taken to Ruby Memorial Hospital for treatment.
Bair was arrested and charged with aggravated assault, simple assault and harassment.MORE NEWS: Monroeville Bike Shop Devastated By Fire Reopening At New Location