On May 26, 2021 at approximately 5:30 PM, the WRPD was dispatched to a residence in the 500 block of Reading Avenue for a report of a domestic assault that occurred on 5/23/2021. A WRPD Officer spoke to the complainant/victim and conducted an investigation. During that investigation the Officer determined that an involved male, identified as Akeem Josia JONES, was found to have assaulted a known victim and her juvenile son. JONES and the victim entered into a verbal argument and and some point during the argument JONES threw the victim out of the residence. The victim looked back at JONES and found that he had his hands around her son's neck. The victim observed JONES holding her son off the ground, by the neck, with his feet dangling in the air. The victim was able to get JONES to stop assaulting her son and JONES then turned his attention back towards the victim; grabbing her and throwing her against the walls and door of the residence. The victim sustained pain in her neck and arms from the assault and the juvenile victim had pain in his neck from the assault. At the conclusion of the investigation the listed charges have been filed against JONES before the District Justice.
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