On 12/6/16 the North Coventry Twp. Police Dept. arrested Michael C. Tursack, 55, of Pottstown for simple assault and harassment after police were called to his residence on the report of a physical domestic in progress. The victim and Tursack both stated that they had a verbal argument that escalated into Tursack wrestling the victim to the ground, taking the victim's cell phone and subsequently breaking it. During the assault, the victim sustained minor injuries to her knees and refused medical treatment. Tursack was taken into custody and arraigned before Magisterial District Judge T. Michaels of Phoenixville. Tursack was released from custody after his bail was set at $15,000.00 unsecured. His preliminary hearing is scheduled for December 15, 2016 before Magisterial District Judge Brown.