Man Allegedly Maces Woman

By WTAJ News

Published 03/08 2014 08:12PM

Updated 03/08 2014 08:56PM

EAST ST. CLAIR TOWNSHIP, BEDFORD COUNTY - A Bedford County man is in jail after police say he tried to run over a woman and then sprayed her with bear mace.

State Police say Zachary Simmons got into an argument with a woman along Yingling Road in East St. Clair Township and tracked her down at a friends house, when he allegedly attempted to run her over with his truck. Police say Simmons then threatened to kill her dog and when she went to get the animal, Simmons allegedly sprayed her in the face and chest with bear mace.

Simmons faces aggravated assault charges and is currently in the Bedford County Jail.

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