Man arrested, accused of choking his girlfriend

Man arrested, accused of choking his girlfriend
Juan Jimenez Jr. (Source: Odessa Police Department)

ODESSA, TX (KWES) - One man is behind bars on assault charges following an incident early Wednesday morning.

Juan Jimenez, Jr., 36, is charged with assault by strangulation (family violence).

We're told officers were called out to the 200 block of Carver Ave. in reference to a domestic disturbance.

When officers arrived, they spoke with a 33-year-old female and Jimenez.

Police said an investigation revealed that after both subjects got into an argument, Jimenez choked his girlfriend with his right hand.

As a result, Jimenez was arrested and taken to the Ector County Law Enforcement Center.

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