Man Arrested for Strangulation in Columbus

COLUMBUS, Neb. – A Columbus man was jailed Sunday night on suspicion of strangulation.

A 39-year-man, who Columbus Police would not identify at this time, was arrested sometime after 6:30 p.m. on Sunday in Columbus apartment buildings.

CPD Captain Todd Thalken says that he tried to choke his girlfriend and injured her while doing so.

He is accused of strangulation, a felony, along with 3rd-degree assault and criminal mischief, which are misdemeanors.

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