PSP: 2 people assaulted following collision on Route 36


Punxsutawney-based Pennsylvania State Police responded to an incident involving aggravated assault that occurred at 6:20 p.m. Thursday on Route 36 in Bell Township, Jefferson County. According to police, Joseph Allen Edwards, 41, Punxsutawney, struck the victims' vehicle in the rear. After impact, Justin Wendale Mock, 25, Punxsutawney, and Amanda Leann Edwards, 27, Punxsutawney, who arrived on the scene in a separate vehicle, allegedly subjected two victims to unwanted physical contact. Edwards was charged through District Court 54-3-01. Other charges are pending. (Photo by Eddie Armstrong/The Punxsutawney Spirit)