Canton Man Accused of Slapping, Strangling 17-Year-Old Pregnant Girlfriend

 01/23/2017 - 16:12

A 27-year-old Canton man is accused of assaulting and strangling his pregnant girlfriend, a 17-year-old who lives in Saline.

The man was arraigned on charges of aggravated assault and assault by strangulation after an incident in Saline Saturday night.

Saline police officers were dispatched to the 700 block of Lambkins Drive after 11 p.m. According to Sgt. Jay Basso, the Canton man was accused of multiple open-handed slaps to the head of his pregnant girlfriend. Basso said that through interviews police learned of allegations of past incidents, including one that involved strangulation.


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