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HIV-positive man accused of attacking, purposefully bleeding on woman

(Franklin County Jail)

James Clinton Houser, 37, allegedly poured blood onto a woman after assaulting her. (Franklin County Jail)

GREENE TOWNSHIP, Penn. — A Pennsylvania man was arrested after allegedly assaulting a woman and spilling HIV-positive blood onto her.

According to the Chambersburg Public Opinion, James Clinton Houser, 37, allegedly attacked a woman in a Greene Township home.

The victim told police Houser slapped her multiple times and knocked her to the ground. Houser then allegedly picked up a broken piece of glass and threatened her with it.

Houser, who told the victim he was HIV-positive, cut himself with the glass and allegedly sat on top of the woman and bled on her.

Police documents reveal Houser dripped contaminated blood onto the victim “in sufficient amount to transmit the disease.”

Houser was arrested and charged with aggravated assault; simple assault; terroristic threats; reckless endangerment and a summary offense of harassment.

He is being held at Franklin County Jail in lieu of $100,000 bail. Houser will appear in court on Nov. 11.