Cops arrest man, say he choked pregnant girlfriend

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — Providence police have arrested a man after he allegedly choked his girlfriend, who is 5 months pregnant.

It happened at the Dean Hotel in downtown Providence, according to police.

Police said the woman called 911 around 2:30 a.m. She stated that she got into a verbal argument with her boyfriend, who threw her on the bed and choked her.

She was taken to Rhode Island Hospital and is expected to be fine.

Her boyfriend, who has not been identified, has been charged with domestic simple assault.

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