Springettsbury Twp. man accused of choking, biting woman

  • Police say Graham Flinchbaugh assaulted a woman at a Red Lion home on Nov. 2.
  • Police say the victim was "traumatized and confused"
  • Flinchbaugh remains in York County Prison in lieu of $10,000 bail.

A Springettsbury Township man is accused of assaulting a woman in a Red Lion home, according to police.

State police say Graham Raab Flinchbaugh also threatened to kill the woman.

Flinchbaugh, 26, of the 2000 block of Ridge Road, is charged with aggravated assault, strangulation, terroristic threats, simple assault, disorderly conduct and harrassment.

Graham Flinchbaugh

'Traumatized and confused': Police were sent to a home in the 500 block of Broadway at about 8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 2, for a report of a "loud commotion" from an apartment.

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When police arrived, Flinchbaugh opened the door, and he had a scratch on his left cheek and blood on his hands and pants, court documents state.

The victim had a swollen right eye, with blood dripping from a gash on her right side, and her left eye was beginning to bruise, police said. Court documents state she had red marks around her neck, multiple cuts  and scrapes on her body, and a bite mark on the back of her left arm.

Police say she was traumatized and confused.


According to charging documents, the two were arguing when Flinchbaugh punched, choked and bit her.

While the altercation was happening, police say Flinchbaugh said "If you don't shut the f— up, you're gonna die tonight!"

Flinchbaugh was taken into custody and arraigned on the charges Friday, Nov. 3. He remains in York County Prison in lieu of $10,000 bail as of Tuesday, Nov. 7.

He does not have an attorney listed.

His preliminary hearing is scheduled for Nov. 17 at District Judge John H. Fishel's office.

— Reach Christopher Dornblaser at cdornblaser@yorkdispatch.com or on Twitter at @YDDornblaser.