LaPorte Police Respond to Domestic Battery Incident

LaPorte city police responded to a complaint of domestic battery at an apartment complex at Country Acres Apartments Monday morning. According to the report, police arrived at the complex around 11:24 a.m. and learned that the victim had gotten into an argument with her ex-boyfriend, which allegedly resulted in him throwing her to the floor and pressing his forearm against her throat. The victim also said he covered her mouth with his hand and punched her in the head.

On top of that, the victim reported that the violence occurred in the presence of their two-month-old child. Officers observed that the victim had redness to her throat area, though she declined medical treatment at the scene.

The suspect returned to the scene to gather his belongings while police were present and a review of charges has been forwarded to the LaPorte County Prosecutor’s Office.