Big Spring Man Arrested on Assault Charges

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

BIG SPRING - A Big Spring man is behind bars facing charges of assault and unlawful restraint.

Police arrived at a home in the 2600 block of Barksdale around midnight.

They say the man allegedly punched a female family member, threatened her with a gun, and would not allow her to leave or call police.

Officials say the woman somehow contacted a relative, who then called for help.

No shots were fired.

Now, 35-year-old Christopher Holt is being held on a $49,000 bond.

The 40-year-old victim has been treated and released for her injuries.