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Vanderbilt man charged with harming unborn baby

| Wednesday, March 16, 2011 12:00 a.m

A Vanderbilt man has been charged with harming an unborn baby after punching and pushing a woman who is 34-weeks pregnant, authorities said.

Jason Colbert, 33, was arraigned Tuesday before Washington District Judge Ethan Ward on charges of aggravated assault of an unborn child, aggravated assault, simple assault, recklessly endangering another person and harassment.

Colbert punched and pushed a 34-year-old woman from Charleroi in the stomach during an argument Saturday on Wilson Road in Fallowfield, state police at Belle Vernon said. She was treated at Magee Womens Hospital of UPMC.

Colbert, who was jailed in lieu of posting $50,000, faces a preliminary hearing on March 24 before Charleroi District Judge Larry W. Hopkins.

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