On March 22nd at 2:10 am, officers from the Derry Township Police Department responded to a residence in the Palmdale neighborhood of Hershey for a reported domestic dispute. Further investigation revealed that the ex-boyfriend of the victim gained entry into her residence while the victim was away. Upon her return home, she entered her residence where she encountered 35 year old MANUEL GONZALEZ from Lower Paxton Township waiting inside. A struggle ensued resulting in GONZALEZ choking the victim until she was able to free herself and flee from the residence.
The victim was transported to a local medical facility where she is undergoing treatment of her injuries. GONZALEZ was located and placed in custody near his residence by the Lower Paxton Township Police Department.
GONZALEZ has been charged with Criminal Attempt Homicide, Burglary, Aggravated Assault, Strangulation, Terroristic Threats, Unlawful Restraint, Simple Assault and Trespass. GONZALES is currently being held at the Dauphin County Prison without bail. ###