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Palmyra man strikes victim in front of child

Police report the arrest of a Palmyra man after a disturbance on Monday afternoon.

According to a news release, the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office arrested Darrell E. Wright, 40, of Palmyra for harassment, endangering the welfare of a child’s and criminal obstruction of breathing.

It is alleged Wright struck a female victim and put his hands around her neck and applied pressure. The incident took place with a child under the age of 17 in the same room. An order of protection was requested on behalf of the victim.

Wright was remanded to the Wayne County Jail and is pending arraignment.