ODESSA, TX (KWES) - One man is behind bars following an incident in Odessa on Friday morning.
Shane Deck, 26, is accused of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.
Odessa police were called out to the High Plains Apartments in reference to a domestic disturbance.
When officers arrived, they spoke with a 25-year-old woman and her boyfriend, identified as Deck.
We're told and investigation revealed that after both people got into an argument, Deck grabbed his girlfriend and placed his hands and arms over her mouth.
Police said the woman reported that she was able to get away.
That's when, police said, Deck grabbed a hatchet and began yelling at her while attempting to grab her again.
Deck was later arrested and taken to the Ector County Law Enforcement Center.