BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS AUGUST 9, 2020

Selinsgrove Assault

Last week a Selinsgrove Man was charged with assault. Police allege Preston Delsite attacked his girlfriend with a buck knife after an argument, threatening to slit her throat that night. The next night Delsite got into another altercation with his girlfriend after an argument, this time ending with him striking the victim on the side of the head, requiring stitches to stop the bleeding. When police arrived Delsite stated that he did not remember the incident occurring and that he has struggled with mental issues in the past. A 75,000 dollar bail was not paid for Delsite, he is now in jail for a slew of charges stemming from the incident.

Muncy Assault

Robert Allen Burke of Muncy has been arraigned by District Judge Jerry Lepley on assault charges at his residence. Burke Allegedly swung a fire poker at his neighbor before police were called. When the officers arrived he had already ran back into his house. Police established a perimeter due to previous calls were he had barricaded himself and told them he had access to fire arms. Eventually he surrendered peacefully were he was taken to the hospital for evaluation. He was committed to the Lycoming county prison in lieu of a 10,000 dollar bail.

Sports

MLB

Earlier in the week the Pittsburgh pirates flight to St. Louis was cancelled, postponing the game between them and the cardinals. The team released a statement saying that they don’t know a specific date yet for the rescheduling just yet,, and that they’ll know more by Friday.

NFL

The clevland browns wide receiver Jarvis laundry has been on the unable to play list due to a hip injury. He recently made a big enough recovery from the surgery he had back in febuary, and has passed his physical, meaning he’s ready to get back onto the active roaster.

NBA

The phillidelphia 76er’s all star Ben Simmons will likely be absent for the rest of the season. He has sustained an injury and will undergo arthroscopic surgery on his left knee to remove a loose body.

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