They say 26-year-old Thomas Richards of Emporium punched 20-year-old Katherine Burger in the face, causing a cut on her lip. He also attempted to choke her as he pushed her to the ground, causing a cut on her ankle.
Richards will be charged with simple assault, disorderly conduct and public drunkenness.
A warrant has been issued for Richards’ arrest. Anyone who knows of his whereabouts is asked to contact Coudersport-based state police.