MINOT, N.D. – A 36-year-old man is in custody in Minot on charges he choked a woman unconscious Monday.
Luis Cruz faces a C-felony charge of aggravated assault.
According to the criminal complaint, officers arrived at the North Star Trailer Court around 9:15 p.m.
They spoke with a 36-year-old woman, who told investigators that a man, later identified as Cruz, attempted to strangle her when she tried to call someone for a ride home.
When the victim came to, she said she was coughing up blood and had a difficult time breathing.
Cruz remains in custody pending his initial court appearance Wednesday.