Lewistown Man Jailed for Threats Against Children

A Lewistown man is behind bars after being accused of trying to kill children. 41 year old David Traxler has been charged with strangulation and endangering the welfare of children after police said he grabbed a child by the throat, picked them up and threw them onto the ground. Lewistown Police say they received a call from a woman who told them that Traxler said he was going to kill her kids and then kill himself. Traxler is in the Mifflin County Correctional Facility with bail set at $150,000.