Danville – A man was charged with simple assault after he allegedly stabbed another patient in with a pencil at Danville State Hospital in Mahoning Township, Montour County.

Padro Hernandez, 33, of Duncannon, entered the male victim’s bedroom at 10:28 p.m. on Sept. 7, 2019. He then allegedly stabbed the victim twice in the chin with a pencil, according to Pennsylvania State Police in Milton.

Charges of simple assault and harassment were filed at the office of District Magistrate Marvin K. Shrawder in Danville. Hernandez’s case was waived for court.