Crime

Police: Columbus man chokes 23-year-old woman with TV cord

A 34-year-old man is facing assault charges and more after allegedly strangling a 23-year-old Columbus woman with a TV power cord inside of her Joy Road residence, Columbus police said.

The attack took place inside the mobile home Thursday between 4:43 a.m. and 5:51 a.m. and slightly bruised the victim's neck, but officers say she's in good condition.

Isiah Shabazz of Columbus was arrested and charged with aggravated assault by strangulation and false imprisonment for allegedly committing the violent act in the 900 block of Joy Road, officials said in a report.

Police were called to the scene Thursday at 5:53 a.m. in response to the incident, records show.

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