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Johnson City man accused of choking woman

Staff Report • Nov 11, 2013 at 9:44 AM

A Johnson City man was arrested Sunday on a charge that he choked a woman during an argument at a Bell Ridge Road apartment complex.

James L. Cox, 42, 2248 Sandy Drive, was charged with aggravated assault.

Police said a 911 caller reported that a physical confrontation had occurred between a man and a woman at Park Place Apartments, 1319 Bell Ridge Road. The investigation indicated that Cox had choked the woman during an argument.

He had left the apartments when police arrived, but police found him at his residence and arrested him.

Cox was jailed in the Washington County Detention Center on $20,000 bond awaiting a Sessions Court appearance Tuesday.

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