MIDLAND - A Midland man is accused of beating his girlfriend to keep her from leaving her apartment.
27-year-old Tomas Reyes is charged with aggravated assault and restraint.
Police say they found the victim at the Newport Apartments on west Loop 250 with scratches from head to toe, a broken nose and blood smeared across her face.
She told officers Reyes beat her and wouldn't let her leave.
She claims he even threw her down the stairs of the complex then dragged her back into the apartment.
She was eventually able to escape and call for help.
Police later found Reyes outside looking for her.