Police: Oil City Man Assaults Woman During Domestic Dispute

| January 13, 2022

OIL CITY, Pa. (EYT) – Charges have been filed against an Oil City man who allegedly shoved a woman into a wall during an argument on Saturday night.

Court documents indicate the Oil City Police Department on January 8 filed criminal charges against 53-year-old Timothy James Sibble.

According to a criminal complaint, around 7:20 p.m. on Saturday, January 8, Oil City Police were called to a residence on West First Street for a report of a domestic incident.

At the scene, police spoke with a known victim who reported that she had been in an argument with Timothy Sibble.

According to the complaint, the victim told police during the argument, Sibble had come up behind her and shoved her into a wall. She reported that when she was shoved, it caused her to spill paint on the wall and knock food off the stove. She also told police she had struck her head after being pushed.

Police observed a mark on the victim’s forehead, as well as damage in the kitchen that was consistent with the victim’s account of the incident.

Sibble was arraigned in front of Magisterial District Judge Matthew T. Kirtland at 9:50 p.m. on January 8 on the following charges:

– Simple Assault, Misdemeanor 2
– Harassment – Subject Other to Physical Contact, Summary

He remains free on $10,000.00 unsecured bail.

A preliminary hearing is scheduled for 1:30 p.m. on January 19 in Venango County Central Court with Judge Kirtland presiding.


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