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Man Spits at Pa. EMTs Responding to Assault

HAMILTON TOWNSHIP, Pa. — A 23-year-old man is charged with assaulting a woman at a Hamilton Township home.

Police allege that Shawn Smith, no address provided, was intoxicated and grabbed a 32-year-old woman by the throat and was combative at the Center Drive home.

Police said he also began spitting on EMTs trying to provide medical attention.

The incident took place in November. Police released information on the information today.

Police said he is being charged with aggravated assault.