Ephrata Police recently charged Corey S. Prokay, 20, of Ephrata, with Simple Assault and Strangulation. On December 29, 2019 at 8:53 p.m., Ephrata Police responded to a residence in Ephrata Borough for an assault. The victim reported that Prokay stuck her with shoe and choked her during an argument. Prokay fled the scene prior to the arrival of police. Ephrata Police obtained a warrant for Prokay, located him on January 1, 2019 in Ephrata and arrested him. Prokay failed to post bail and is incarcerated in Lancaster County Prison. He is presumed innocent.