Pa. man charged in fiancee frying pan attack

JEANNETTE, Pa. - August 17, 2010

Police say 54-year-old Timothy Lenhart attacked his girlfriend, Jennifer Hix, last month.

During a court hearing Monday, Jeannette Police Officer Justin Scalzo said Hix suffered broken ribs and facial injuries in the July 10 attack. Hix had to be airlifted to a hospital.

In March 2009, Lenhart was acquitted of all charges after police said he intentionally poked Hix's eye out during an argument. Lenhart claimed he was acting in self-defense after Hix picked up a glass table.

Lenhart denied the charges following Monday's hearing. He faces charges including attempted homicide and aggravated assault.

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