Man charged for allegedly choking woman, 'holding her down' during argument in Va. home

Herbert Skinner (Prince William County Police)

A 62-year-old man was arrested for allegedly choking a woman and "holding her down" for an hour before police were called during an argument inside of an apartment in Triangle, Virginia.

Herbert Richard Skinner has been charged with abduction, strangulation, and domestic assault and battery.

On Monday, Skinner and the woman were in an argument when he began choking her. Investigators sidy he held the victim down for an hour before Prince William County Police were contacted.

Priince William County said officers found the 47-year-old woman on the floor with minor injuries.

Skinner was later arrested by officers.

The incident took place in the 19000 block of Fuller Heights Road.

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