Man faces charges of strangulation, battery

A Center Grove area resident was arrested after a woman told police he grabbed her by the neck and tackled her when she tried to escape.

Justin Wheat was arrested on charges of strangulation and domestic battery.

The woman was asleep at 1 a.m. Saturday when Wheat came into her house and grabbed her by the neck, she told police. He brought her to the bathroom and continued to strangle her there and then in the garage, she told police.

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