ODESSA – One woman is behind bars after assaulting a family member last week in Odessa.
Odessa Police were called out to the 2200 block of Westwood in reference to a disturbance.
When officers arrived on the scene, they made contact with the victim who said she was assaulted.
The victim told police that she got into an argument with 24-year-old Corina Palafox.
That's when Palafox grabbed the victim by her neck and began choking her.
Palafox later told police that she did grab the victim's neck and squeezed.
Palafox is facing charges of assault by strangulation.