SCHNECKSVILLE, Pa. -

Kyle Joseph Ackerman is being charged with repeatedly hitting a woman in the head with a marijuana grinder.

About 10 p.m. Friday,  the 27-year-old Schnecksville man was arguing with Lyndsay Annette Duffy near his home at 5151 Mill Road, according to state police at Bethlehem. While walking south on Mill Road, the suspect pushed Duffy to the ground and struck her in the head five times with a metal marijuana grinder.

Police said Ackerman faces aggravated assault, simple assault and harassment charges.

Police said Ackerman also faces theft charges for dismantling a dump truck and selling the parts. That happened in Feb. 1 at Class Act Landscaping, 5116 Mill Road, Schnecksville.