Staff ReportNewsWest 9
ECTOR COUNTY – One man is behind bars after an early morning disturbance call in Ector County on Sunday.
Ector County deputies were called out to the 2400 block of South Moss Avenue just before 4 a.m.
When deputies arrived on the scene, they found a female victim with lacerations to both sides of her neck and told deputies that she got into a verbal argument with her husband that turned physical.
According to the victim, her husband, 49-year-old Richard Bickle, began hitting her and choking her.
The victim was able to briefly escape but Bickle confronted her with a knife cutting her on both sides of her neck.
Bickle is behind bars on charges of aggravated assault – family violence.