A 68-year-old Harrington man, Otis H. Cornish, is facing charges after he allegedly chased a woman with a shovel during an altercation.

A 68-year-old Harrington man is facing charges after he allegedly chased a woman with a shovel during an altercation.

Otis H. Cornish and a woman were at a residence in the 100 block of Mispillion Street when an argument escalated, according to Harrington Police Department spokesman Lt. Earl Brode.

Cornish allegedly assaulted the woman and chased her with a shovel while threatening to hit her with the shovel, Brode said.

Cornish was arrested, arraigned and is charged with offensive touching and menacing. He was released on a $400 unsecured bail.