HAZLETON — Edison Casado, 26, of Alter Street, Hazleton faces charges of aggravated assault, simple assault, recklessly endangering another person and harassment as the result of a fight around noon Sunday in the area of West Third and Alter streets, police said.
A 23-year-old man suffered lacerations to his arm and leg. He was treated at Lehigh Valley Hospital Hazleton and released.
WILKES-BARRE — City police reported the following:
• Dustan Conniff of Bradford Street, Wilkes-Barre, was taken into custody after he allegedly stole a purse from a vehicle at the Turkey Hill at 616 Hazle Ave. Customers detained Conniff shortly before 3 p.m. Sunday.
Police said Conniff provided a false name. He was positively identified after police called a relative from his cellphone contact list. Conniff also had arrests warrants from the Luzerne County Sheriff’s’s Department. He was taken to the Luzerne County Correctional Facility.
• Police are investigating the theft of copper piping from a residence in the 200 block of Carey Avenue. On Sunday the piping was reported stripped from several areas throughout the residence.