Scott A. Dietrich of Pottsville  faces arrest after  trying to strike his 17-year-old son with his van after an argument  Monday morning in Mount Carbon,  Schuylkill County.

State police at Schuylkill Haven report the 42-year-old Dietrich faces charges of criminal attempt aggravated assault and endangering the welfare of children because of the incident, which occurred about  9 a.m. Monday in the 200 block of Main Street in Mount Carbon.