Somerset County man facing assault charges after physical altercation at residence

JENNER TOWNSHIP – A Somerset County man is in jail after a physical altercation took place at a residence early Sunday morning.

Around 1:30 a.m., Darren Duncan, 49, of Boswell engaged in a physical altercation with Renee Duncan, 46, also of Boswell, at a residence on Boy Scout Road, according to police.

Police say that during the altercation, Renee Duncan received a fracture of the C3 pedicle neck area and abrasions and on her left arm. She had to receive medical attention at Somerset Hospital, police say.

Darren Duncan is charged with aggravated assault, simple assault and harassment. He was arraigned and placed in the Somerset County Jail in lieu of $10,000 bond.