Oil City Man Jailed Without Bail, Accused Of Assaulting Woman During Five-And-A-Half-Hour Argument

April 22, 2014

An Oil City man was jailed without bail on Easter Sunday after having been arraigned on charges in the alleged physical assault on a woman during a domestic dispute at a residence on Oil City’s South Side.

Oil City Police have accused 38 year-old Robert Hartle with hitting, kicking and biting a woman at a home on West Seventh Street.  Neighbors say they believe the pair began their argument around 7:00 PM Saturday night.  Hartle was arrested at around 12:30 AM Sunday.

Charges include simple assault and harassment.  Hartle was lodged in the Venango County Jail.

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