Franklin Man Charged In Physical Assault On A Woman

April 29, 2014
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A Franklin man was jailed this weekend following his arraignment on charges filed in an incident in which he is accused of physically assaulting a woman early Sunday morning.

Franklin City Police say 19 year-old Michael Shoffstall is charged with simple assault, the intimidation of a victim and disorderly conduct.

Police accuse Shoffstall of assaulting a woman at a Dale Avenue residence at about 12:30 AM Sunday.  Shoffstall is also accused of throwing a coffee table around the residence, and of breaking the woman’s telephone to keep her from calling police.

After his arraignment Sunday, Shoffstall was placed in the Venango County Jail with bail set at $35,000.

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