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Va. man chokes and throws bottle at victim

WOODBRIDGE, Va. (WUSA9) -- Prince William County Police Department arrested a 44-year-old man for hitting a woman in the head with a bottle and choking her until she lost consciousness on August 21.

Police responded to 12500 Gordon Blvd in Woodbridge, Va. around 10:09 p.m. for the report of a domestic assault, authorities said.

The victim, a 38-year-old woman told police she got into an argument with the suspect which escalated, police said. The man threw a bottle at the woman, which hit her in the head, police said.

The man choked the woman until she lost consciousness, authorities said. According to authorities, a family member was able to wake the woman and call police.

Only minor injuries were reported, police said.

Authorities arrested Dagoberto Landaverde-Lopez, 44 of Woodbridge, Va. He is being charged with strangulation and domestic assault and battery, police said.