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Man in Schuylkill County accused of striking a woman with a club, then setting his house on fire

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EAST BRUNSWICK TOWNSHIP, SCHUYLKILL COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) – A man in Schuylkill County is locked up tonight, charged with aggravated assault and arson. 

State Police say 54-year-old Theodore Sadoski of East Brunswick Township, struck a woman with a club and threatened her with a firearm yesterday afternoon.

Troopers say when they made contact with Sadoski he set fire to the kitchen and then ran to a wooded area near his home.

Officials were able to put out the fire and locate him.

Sadoski is in jail, unable to post $100,00 bail.

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