Updated at 4 p.m. : EMU police investigating alleged choking assault in dorm stairwell
A man choked his ex-girlfriend in the stairwell at an Eastern Michigan University residence hall and was arrested by police on suspicion of domestic violence Wednesday.
EMU Police Chief Bob Heighes said Thursday police responded at 3:22 p.m. Wednesday to the Walton Residence Hall for a report of a person being assaulted. Heighes said the man went to the dorm to collect a piece of property from his ex-girlfriend.
She refused and an argument ensued, Heighes said. The woman struck the man and the man grabbed her and pushed her down before choking her, Heighes said.
Police were called the residence hall and the man was arrested, Heighes said. He was lodged at the Washtenaw County Jail on domestic violence charges.