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Mitchell man accused of choking girlfriend

A Mitchell man is accused of choking his girlfriend.

Victor Winters, 41, is charged with aggravated assault, which carries a maximum penalty upon conviction of 15 years in prison and a $30,000 fine.

According to court documents, Stephanie Bear Robe told law enforcement Winters had choked her during an argument earlier this month. The police report states Bear Robe had red marks on both sides of her neck. She said Winters placed his arm around her neck from behind.