Norfolk man arrested for third-degree domestic assault
NORFOLK, Neb. -- Authorities in northeast Nebraska said they arrested a man for third-degree domestic assault amongst other charges on Sunday.
On Sunday around 6:20 a.m., the Norfolk Police Division said they were called to an apartment on Syracuse Ave. for a physical disturbance between a man, 26-year-old Timothy Anderson of Norfolk, and a woman.
NPD said Anderson had left the apartment, but officers found him in the 1000 block of Benjamin Ave.
When officers tried to speak with him, they said he fled on foot.
Police said they caught up to him a few blocks away and detained him while they investigated the reported assault.
According to NPD, the woman is pregnant and she told police that they had been in a verbal argument that escalated to Anderson pushing her, placing her in a headlock, and choking her.
NPD said the victim had red marks on her neck, her hands were red and swollen, and there was a red mark on her forehead.
During the assault, police said the victim's children were inside the apartment.
Anderson was arrested for third-degree domestic assault, criminal offense against a pregnant woman, assault by strangulation, obstructing a police officer, and child abuse.
He was housed in the Norfolk City Jail and later transferred to the Madison County Jail.