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Police: Man Arrested After Assaulting Woman in WC Pike Apartment

She told police he hit her head against a cabinet, knocking her out.

A Havertown man was arrested earlier this month after police say he assaulted a woman in their West Chester Pike apartment.

Raymond Scott Magness, 26, was charged with two counts of simple assault and a single count of harassment stemming from the November 13 incident.

According to court documents, Haverford Township Police responded to a unit on the 1200 block of West Chester Pike at 1:06 a.m. for a report of a domestic incident in progress.

When the officer arrived on the scene, he found Magness and a woman in the residence, surrounded by broken dishes and a broken table. The officer determined they had been in a verbal dispute and released both parties.

While the officer was outside the property though, he heard the couple arguing again, then heard a loud thud. He looked up and saw Magness standing at the top of the stairs through a window.

Magness was pulling the woman off the floor by her arms. The officer saw the victim resisting as Magness tried to drag her through an open doorway.

During the subsequent investigation, the victim told the officer that Magness had slammed her head into a cabinet, rendering her unconscious for, by her account, ten minutes. The officer noted blood stains on the top and doors of the cabinet.

The victim was transported to Bryn Mawr Hospital. Raymond Magness was arrested, arraigned, and confined to Delaware County Prison when he was unable to post bail. He faces preliminary hearing on November 29.

FRANKW November 28, 2012 at 01:15 PM
Ray Magness....Ladies Man!
lorsonline November 30, 2012 at 12:14 AM
Hope they keep him locked up for a long time. Really think if a man were to ever hit me I'd be so sufficiently incensed I'd kind of go beserk and hurt him back. NO way would I allow him to beat me to a pulp without making him do some suffering too, I'd be so angry. These women take this BS from men, then go back for me, "forgiving" him and saying they love him, he didn't mean it, etc. etc. OR worse yet, "I deserved it." They feel they have no way out because how will they get by with no job and/or skills. This guy needs to rot in jail.
lorsonline November 30, 2012 at 12:15 AM
Meant to say "they go back for more."

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