An 18-year-old Columbus resident told police she was choked outside of her apartment in the 1900 block of Cusseta Road, according to a Columbus police report.
Officials have named 22-year-old Tony Holloway as a suspect, but no one has been arrested in the case. An incident report states that the man was last seen wearing a gray shirt and shorts.
Authorities said they were called to the scene Monday at 11 a.m.
The victim told police the attack happened in the front lawn between 5 a.m. and 10:45 p.m. and also included terroristic threats. As a result of the aggravated assault, the teen has swelling on her neck and cuts along her right forearm, police said. Her current condition is not available.
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The suspect and victim have a close relationship, and a child was present during the incident, officials said.
The case remains under investigation.