ODESSA - An Odessa man is behind bars facing charges of beating up his common law wife and her friend.
Police arrested 29-year-old Juan Carlos Acevedo.
Police say he attacked his common law wife and her male friend at a home on Rosewood.
The woman told police she was hit in the face and body and her hands were tied together with a belt.
She claims her friend was also hit in the face when he tried to protect her.
Both victims were treated and released from the hospital.