Man faces assault charges from Feb. 11

36-year-old accused of unlawful restraint, strangulation of woman

BEAVERTOWN — Brandon Earl Doan, 36, is facing charges of aggravated assault and several other allegations related to a Feb. 11 assault which occurred in Snyder County. Police were dispatched to the Evangelical Hospital to investigate the incident.

According to court documents, the victim told police Doan dragged her by her ankles from her bed and onto the floor. The document details that the victim then told police that Doan proceeded to spray her with water from a hose he had carried into the home. She also told police that Doan then bound her hands together with duct tape and covered her mouth and nose until she lost consciousness, according to the affidavit.

The documents also contain statements fom the victim saying that Doan continued to kick her in the head and neck repeatedly while she was down. Police documents state that officers noticed several red marks and bruises on the victim’s body.

Doan is facing aggravated assault, strangulation, unlawful restraint, simple assault and harassment charges.

Doan is currently incarcerated at Snyder County Prison, with bail set at $300,000.

A preliminary hearing is scheduled for 9:45 a.m., Feb. 27 before Magisterial District Judge Lori R. Hackenberg.


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