The Pequea Township Police Department has charged Christopher L. Wiker , 20 years old from Newswanger Rd. in Pequea Township with the following:
Aggravated Assault - 1st degree Felony;
Intimidation of a Witness or Victim - 1st degree Felony;
Recklessly Endangering Another Person - 2nd degree Misdemeanor
On 1/26/19 at approx. 1230 AM Wiker and a 22 year old male from Conestoga got into a physical altercation at Wiker's address on Newswanger Rd. in Pequea Twp. During the fight Wiker allegedly picked up the 22 year old male and dropped him on his head several times. The victim suffered a serious neck injury during the incident. Wiker then had the victim lie to police and say that he was suicidal and attempted to hang himself which caused the injury. The victim was transported to the hospital where the injuries were found to not be consistent with a hanging attempt. The victim has since been released from the hospital. Wiker was charged and committed to Lancaster County Prison after failing to post $500,000 bail.
All subjects are innocent until proven guilty.