Mitchell man accused of choking woman

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A Mitchell man was arrested March 21 for allegedly choking a woman.

Julian Alonzo, 44, is charged with one count of aggravated assault, a Class 3 felony.

At 2:07 a.m. on March 21, law enforcement responded to a West Eighth Avenue residence where the woman said Alonzo had strangled her from behind with both hands, making it hard to breathe, according to court documents.

Alonzo was arrested when a witness reportedly confirmed the woman's account and marks and bruises were seen on her neck.

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