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FALLS CREEK — A Falls Creek man is facing felony charges for allegedly assaulting a woman.

DuBois-based state police filed charges against Quintin Jay Raybuck, 37, who is charged with aggravated assault –attempts to cause bodily injury with deadly weapon and strangulation, second degree felonies; simple assault, a second-degree misdemeanor; and harassment, summary offense.

According to an affidavit of probable cause, police were dispatched to a home for a possible domestic situation and were met by Raybuck. Raybuck said he was involved in an argument with a woman.

The woman was allegedly down the street sitting in an alley with a towel wrapped around her arm when police found her. Police said the towel appeared to be soaked through with blood. When the towel was removed, police saw deep lacerations on her left forearm.

She told police Raybuck threw household items at her until he grabbed a kitchen knife. She alleged he cut her arm twice, causing the cuts police witnessed.

The victim also alleged that Raybuck strangled her with both hands for about 30 seconds, causing her breathing to be impeded.

Raybuck is currently being held in the Jefferson County Jail in lieu of $50,000 bail. He has a preliminary hearing scheduled for Oct. 26 with Magisterial District Judge David Inzana.

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