LOWNDES COUNTY, Miss. (WTVA) - A Columbus man faces charges he assaulted his girlfriend.
Investigators say Desmond Brooks, 26, is accused of choking his girlfiend during an argument on April 11.
Deputies who responded to the call found the woman who was having trouble speaking and had to communicate with deputies through written word.
She told law officers she was choked to the point she was afraid she would pass out.
Brooks left the scene before officers arrived.
He was arrested Monday, April 30 and remains in the Lowndes County jail awaiting an initial court appearance.