A Pennsylvania man has been arrested after police say he assaulted his mother then led officers on a car chase.
First responders were called to a home in Northampton County around 7 p.m. Saturday.
Court records show the mother reported difficulty breathing and temporary blindness after being hit with tear gas. The woman told officers her 27-year-old son also hit and kicked her, wrapped her in chain and rope and threatened to throw her into the basement.
The woman has been hospitalized for treatment.
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Lehighvalleylive.com reports the man fled the scene in a minivan. He was arrested shortly afterward when his car hit a curb and became disabled.
Police charged the man with aggravated assault, reckless endangerment and fleeing police.
His preliminary hearing is set for Dec. 8.